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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The ECOreport reposts new data from Insights West, Poll shows British Columbians Support Pausing Site C
Originally Published on Insights West
Vancouver, BC — British Columbians want BC Hydro’s Site C dam sent for an independent review and support stopping construction on the project while alternatives are investigated, a new poll by Insights West has found.
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The ECOreport publishes the Site C mystery – No need, no market, no meaningful review and many alternatives that save fish, honour Treaty 8 rights, keep hydro rates from skyrocketing
Press Release from the BC Hydro Ratepayers Association
“Hydro’s demand forecasts are persistently and systematically wrong. There is no reason to believe that much new power, if any, will be required in the next 20 to 30 years [in BC]. But if there is, there are several alternatives available which are markedly less expensive and less damaging to Aboriginal interests, fisheries and the environment generally, than Site C.” – Dr. Harry Swain, former chair of the Joint Review Panel in an affidavit filed in Federal Court.
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