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Horgan Urges BC Hydro To Not Finalize Contracts

The ECOreport looks into reports about the Sit C Dam, where NDP leader John Horgan urges BC Hydro to not finalize contracts

By Roy L Hales

Though Christy Clark’s government recklessly spent close to $2 billion of taxpayer’s money trying to push the proposed Site C Dam beyond the point of no return, their days in office may be ending. More than 57% of British Columbians voted for parties that want to see this project either reviewed, or stopped. The NDP leader does not yet possess the authority to give the utility orders, but John Horgan urges BC Hydro to not finalize contracts.

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SITE C CAMPAIGN UPDATE – May 14, 2016

The ECOreport reposts an overview of recent events, a web index of available materials and some suggestions how you can participate:  SITE C CAMPAIGN UPDATE – May 14, 2016

OP-ED  in the Vancouver SUN:

Site C is an environmental and economic disaster by Chief Lynette Tsakoza, of the Prophet River First Nation,  and Chief Roland Wilson, of the West Moberly First Nation

“While this government runs roughshod over our treaty rights, it has also shown a disdain for independent oversight, the integrity of the environmental assessment process and the citizens of British Columbia.”

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UN Considers Food Security Impacts Of Site C

The ECOreport posts a joint press release about the submissions of four BC based NGOs are making. the UN Considers Food Security Impacts Of Site C

Joint Press Release from Sierra Club BC, the Wilderness Committee, Peace Valley Environment Association, and Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative.

Four BC-based NGOs who made a submission to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights are hopeful that the Canadian government, in Geneva this week to be questioned by the Committee, will seriously consider the human rights and food security impacts of the Site C mega-dam in BC.

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Images of the Peace River Valley

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMThese images of the Peace River Valley explain: What the province will lose by flooding it; How much the land means to its’ inhabitants; Why people are fighting the proposed Site C Dam.

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Calling For A 2-Year Moratorium On Site C

As the launch of this years Paddle for the Peace gets closer, Organizers note the opposition is growing. The Greater Vancouver Regional District Board, representing 2.5 million, joined those calling for a 2-year moratorium on Site C.

Press release From The Wilderness Committee

Hundreds of people in canoes, kayaks and other watercraft will float down the Peace River July 11 to protest the imminent construction of the Site C dam. The $9 billion dam, approved by the B.C. government last December, would flood more than 100 kilometres of the Peace River and its tributaries, forcing farmers, ranchers and other families from their homes.

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The Battle to stop Site C Dam is far from over

The ECOreport contributor Andrea Morison, Coordinator of the  Peace Valley Environment Association, explains why the battle to stop Site C Dam is far from over.

By Andrea Morison

Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 3.43.47 PMOn December 16, 2014, the premier of British Columbia announced that the province is ready to proceed with the controversial Site C dam project on the Peace River in northeast BC. However, the premier’s enthusiasm for the project is not shared by many, including 3 groups who have launched a total of 6 court challenges against it. The battle to stop Site C Dam is far from over.

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Andrea Morison Reviews “Who Are My People?”

By Andrea Morison

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1“Who Are My People?”, a documentary film by Robert Lundahl, will leave you thinking that the English language is at a deficit when it comes to allowing one to fully comprehend  what we now, often inaccurately, believe ‘green’ and ‘renewable’ energy to represent.

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BC Hydro bullying tactic undermines Site C Dam assessment, says Wilderness Committee

From the Wilderness Committee 

VANCOUVER/FORT ST. JOHN, BC – The Wilderness Committee is charging BC Hydro with using unfair practices in its bid to push ahead with the construction of the Site C Dam. The environmental group is reacting to reports that the Crown Corporation has issued a call for contractors to build Site C Dam work camps, even though the joint federal-provincial panel that reviewed the project has until late April 2014 to release its findings.
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