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No Easy Way Out: BC Utilities Commission Issues Final Report Following Site C Inquiry Process

During BC’s provincial election campaign in May 2017, the NDP promised to send the Site C project for review by the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) if it was elected. Site C, a multi-billion dollar project to construct a third dam and generating station on the Peace River in northeast BC, had received approval from the … Continue Reading

Legal Challenges to Site C Dam by BC First Nations Dismissed by Federal Court of Appeal and BC Court of Appeal

Two separate court challenges of the federal and provincial environmental assessment approvals for the Site C hydropower project in British Columbia have recently been dismissed by the federal and BC appellate courts. The two appellate courts separately upheld earlier decisions of the BC Supreme Court and the Federal Court which had dismissed applications for judicial … Continue Reading
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