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Terrace Standard
Creating utility corridors just makes senseOver the next couple of years, BC Hydro’s transmission line from Terrace to Kit
Creating utility corridors just makes sense
Terrace Standard / Posted yesterday
Over the next couple of years, BC Hydro’s transmission line from Terrace to Kitimat is going to be replaced. But BC Hydro is not just changing the towers, they’re moving the line to a totally new place. This means that they’re clearing almost 350... Read more
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CBC.ca
Justin Trudeau accused of 'bulldozing Aboriginal rights' with Site Cthe wildlife, all the stuff that goes on in northeast B.C." Construction of Si
Justin Trudeau accused of 'bulldozing Aboriginal rights' with Site C
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
the wildlife, all the stuff that goes on in northeast B.C." Construction of Site C has been underway for almost a year. BC Hydro and the B.C. Liberal government say the dam will be needed to provide a source of sustainable, clean energy for the... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Vernon gets a charge at stationVernon’s newly installed fast charging station completes the electric vehicle c
Vernon gets a charge at station
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 2 days ago
Vernon’s newly installed fast charging station completes the electric vehicle charging network in B.C. The BC Hydro pilot project installed 30 direct current (DC) fast charging stations throughout the province. Construction of the last station,... Read more
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BC Local News
Vernon gets a charge at stationVernon’s newly installed fast charging station completes the electric vehicle c
Vernon gets a charge at station
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
Vernon’s newly installed fast charging station completes the electric vehicle charging network in B.C. The BC Hydro pilot project installed 30 direct current (DC) fast charging stations throughout the province. Construction of the last station,... Read more
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BC Local News
Grants available for fish and wildlife projects with FWCPprojects under UKEEP that guide conservation efforts in this watershed,” added
Grants available for fish and wildlife projects with FWCP
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
projects under UKEEP that guide conservation efforts in this watershed,” added Klym. FWCP is a partnership between BC Hydro, the Province of B.C., Fisheries and Oceans Canada, First Nations and Public Stakeholders, to conserve and enhance... Read more
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Kootenay Advertiser
Grants available for fish and wildlife projects with FWCPprojects under UKEEP that guide conservation efforts in this watershed,” added
Grants available for fish and wildlife projects with FWCP
Kootenay Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
projects under UKEEP that guide conservation efforts in this watershed,” added Klym. FWCP is a partnership between BC Hydro, the Province of B.C., Fisheries and Oceans Canada, First Nations and Public Stakeholders, to conserve and enhance... Read more
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BC Local News
BC Hydro funds four legacy projects to compensate for closure of Hugh L. Keenleyside deckFour local projects have received a boost thanks to grants provided by BC Hydro
BC Hydro funds four legacy projects to compensate for closure of Hugh L. Keenleyside deck
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
Four local projects have received a boost thanks to grants provided by BC Hydro. The Robson Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) will be using their $10,000 to upgrade the departments personal protective equipment including new hi-visibility coveralls... Read more
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Castlegar News
BC Hydro funds four legacy projects to compensate for closure of Hugh L. Keenleyside deckFour local projects have received a boost thanks to grants provided by BC Hydro
BC Hydro funds four legacy projects to compensate for closure of Hugh L. Keenleyside deck
Castlegar News / Posted 2 days ago
Four local projects have received a boost thanks to grants provided by BC Hydro. The Robson Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) will be using their $10,000 to upgrade the departments personal protective equipment including new hi-visibility coveralls... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
UPDATED: Magna Bay cleans up after storm— image credit: BC Hydro Power has now been restored to all customers in the M
UPDATED: Magna Bay cleans up after storm
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 4 days ago
— image credit: BC Hydro Power has now been restored to all customers in the Magna Bay area, as well as all other areas that had power interrupted as a result of the Sept. 17 windstorm, according to BC Hydro. CSRD director of Electoral Area F,... Read more
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The Tyee
Like London and Paris, Sooke BC Is Voting Privatization Out of Styleit took back control of a recreation complex. White Rock voted to buy its water
Like London and Paris, Sooke BC Is Voting Privatization Out of Style
The Tyee / Posted 4 days ago
it took back control of a recreation complex. White Rock voted to buy its water system back from a private company. Even BC Hydro has said it is reducing its contracting-out work by $20 million. Bringing it back home This move toward... Read more
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The Tyee
Premier Clark on ‘Historic Debt Binge,’ Says Conservative Leaderhousing and public transit. It also includes “self-supported debt” such as that
Premier Clark on ‘Historic Debt Binge,’ Says Conservative Leader
The Tyee / Posted 5 days ago
housing and public transit. It also includes “self-supported debt” such as that carried by Crown corporations including BC Hydro. Finance Minister Mike de Jong, commenting on the quarterly report, highlighted the operating surpluses that mean... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
Elderly driver suffers medical incident, crashes in AldergroveAldergrove man suffered a fatal medical incident while driving, causing his veh
Elderly driver suffers medical incident, crashes in Aldergrove
Aldergrove Star / Posted 6 days ago
Aldergrove man suffered a fatal medical incident while driving, causing his vehicle to veer off the road, hitting a BC Hydro box, two parked cars and a concrete wall on Friday. Around 1:15 p.m., the man was driving east in the 22400 block... Read more
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BC Local News
Elderly driver suffers medical incident, crashes in AldergroveAldergrove man suffered a fatal medical incident while driving, causing his veh
Elderly driver suffers medical incident, crashes in Aldergrove
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
Aldergrove man suffered a fatal medical incident while driving, causing his vehicle to veer off the road, hitting a BC Hydro box, two parked cars and a concrete wall on Friday. Around 1:15 p.m., the man was driving east in the 22400 block... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Storm sweeps over Shuswapto some homes. At the storm's peak, more than 14,000 customers were without po
Storm sweeps over Shuswap
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 6 days ago
to some homes. At the storm's peak, more than 14,000 customers were without power in the Thompson-Shuswap region, said BC Hydro with community relations Jennifer Walker-Larson. More than 10 BC Hydro crews dealt with the storm. At around 8... Read more
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Langley Times
Elderly driver suffers medical incident, crashes in AldergroveAldergrove man suffered a fatal medical incident while driving, causing his veh
Elderly driver suffers medical incident, crashes in Aldergrove
Langley Times / Posted 6 days ago
Aldergrove man suffered a fatal medical incident while driving, causing his vehicle to veer off the road, hitting a BC Hydro box, two parked cars and a concrete wall on Friday. Around 1:15 p.m., the man was driving east in the 22400 block... Read more
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BC Local News
Van veers off Fraser into car washA driver who suffered a medical incident while driving on Fraser Highway Friday
Van veers off Fraser into car wash
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
A driver who suffered a medical incident while driving on Fraser Highway Friday afternoon veered off the road and hit a BC Hydro box. The incident took place after 1 p.m. in the 22400 block of Fraser. The van was headed eastbound when it veered off... Read more
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BC Local News
One step closer to footbridge for Pass Creek Regional Parka footbridge built over Norns/Pass Creek to connect the two sides of the park.
One step closer to footbridge for Pass Creek Regional Park
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
a footbridge built over Norns/Pass Creek to connect the two sides of the park. The project received an $80,000 grant from BC Hydro as part of their Hugh L. Keenleyside Community Benefit funding. The fund was set up to minimize any impacts that may... Read more
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Castlegar News
One step closer to footbridge for Pass Creek Regional Parka footbridge built over Norns/Pass Creek to connect the two sides of the park.
One step closer to footbridge for Pass Creek Regional Park
Castlegar News / Posted 9 days ago
a footbridge built over Norns/Pass Creek to connect the two sides of the park. The project received an $80,000 grant from BC Hydro as part of their Hugh L. Keenleyside Community Benefit funding. The fund was set up to minimize any impacts that may... Read more
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Sicamous Eagle Valley News
Power outages scheduled in Sicamous and Malakwa97A. There is also another planned outage scheduled for Sunday, Nov, 2 from 8
Power outages scheduled in Sicamous and Malakwa
Sicamous Eagle Valley News / Posted 9 days ago
97A. There is also another planned outage scheduled for Sunday, Nov, 2 from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. affecting the same areas. These outages are necessary for crews to replace aging equipment that feeds the Sicamous substation, according to BC... Read more
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BC Local News
Ten storeys underground near Campbell Riveras a 10 storey building and as long as a football field, according to Stephen W
Ten storeys underground near Campbell River
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
as a 10 storey building and as long as a football field, according to Stephen Watson stakeholder engagement advisor with BC Hydro, was completed in May. The primary access tunnel was completed in August, but the work is nowhere near over. It... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Ten storeys underground near Campbell Riveras a 10 storey building and as long as a football field, according to Stephen W
Ten storeys underground near Campbell River
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
as a 10 storey building and as long as a football field, according to Stephen Watson stakeholder engagement advisor with BC Hydro, was completed in May. The primary access tunnel was completed in August, but the work is nowhere near over. It... Read more
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BC Local News
B.C. Court of Appeal upholds Site C environmental assessment reportB.C.'s highest court has ruled against the Peace Valley Landowner Association i
B.C. Court of Appeal upholds Site C environmental assessment report
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
B.C.'s highest court has ruled against the Peace Valley Landowner Association in its continuing fight against BC Hydro's Site C hydroelectric project in northeastern B.C. The Association hoped to overturn a lower court order that rejected a judicial... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. Court of Appeal upholds Site C environmental-assessment reportBritish Columbia’s highest court has ruled against the Peace Valley Landowner A
B.C. Court of Appeal upholds Site C environmental-assessment report
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
British Columbia’s highest court has ruled against the Peace Valley Landowner Association in its continuing fight against BC Hydro’s Site C hydroelectric project in northeastern B.C. The Association hoped to overturn a lower court order that... Read more
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BC Local News
Local efforts light up Central Saanich’s Mt. Newton Cross Roadinstall LED lights along the 2100-2400 Block of Mt. Newton Cross Road. B.C Hyd
Local efforts light up Central Saanich’s Mt. Newton Cross Road
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
install LED lights along the 2100-2400 Block of Mt. Newton Cross Road. B.C Hydro was also able to help out the District. “BC Hydro was able to actually install some lights that have already been put in there prior to this happening, so we were... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. auditor targets include Site C dam, grizzly bear management2019. Among the audit projects being targeted are infectious diseases at hospi
B.C. auditor targets include Site C dam, grizzly bear management
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
2019. Among the audit projects being targeted are infectious diseases at hospitals, rate-regulated accounts at Crown-owned BC Hydro and government management of the province’s grizzly-bear population. Ms. Bellringer said the audit of grizzly... Read more
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BC Local News
Electrical problem shuts recreation centre in Hopeand library are closed until further notice. "We have workers on site who are
Electrical problem shuts recreation centre in Hope
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
and library are closed until further notice. "We have workers on site who are working to identify the problem as well as BC Hydro," said Fraser Valley Regional District communications manager Jennifer Kinneman. "We anticipate that we will be able... Read more
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Surrey Leader
Rain gardens help keep North Delta’s streams flowingare also afoot to construct one in the 80th Avenue right-of-way behind McCloske
Rain gardens help keep North Delta’s streams flowing
Surrey Leader / Posted 11 days ago
are also afoot to construct one in the 80th Avenue right-of-way behind McCloskey Elementary, pending the final okay from BC Hydro. If it goes ahead this fall, then McCloskey students would likely plant in late October or early November. Although... Read more
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Terrace Standard
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear managementtransparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review includ
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear management
Terrace Standard / Posted 11 days ago
transparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review include rate-regulated accounting at Crown-owned BC Hydro and government management of the province's grizzly-bear population. Bellringer says plans are also underway for... Read more
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The Northern View
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear managementtransparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review includ
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear management
The Northern View / Posted 11 days ago
transparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review include rate-regulated accounting at Crown-owned BC Hydro and government management of the province's grizzly-bear population. Bellringer says plans are also underway for... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear managementtransparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review includ
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear management
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 11 days ago
transparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review include rate-regulated accounting at Crown-owned BC Hydro and government management of the province's grizzly-bear population. Bellringer says plans are also underway for... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear managementtransparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review includ
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear management
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 11 days ago
transparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review include rate-regulated accounting at Crown-owned BC Hydro and government management of the province's grizzly-bear population. Bellringer says plans are also underway for... Read more
9 related stories
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Surrey Leader
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear managementtransparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review includ
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear management
Surrey Leader / Posted 11 days ago
transparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review include rate-regulated accounting at Crown-owned BC Hydro and government management of the province's grizzly-bear population. Bellringer says plans are also underway for... Read more
9 related stories
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Abbotsford News
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear managementtransparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review includ
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear management
Abbotsford News / Posted 11 days ago
transparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review include rate-regulated accounting at Crown-owned BC Hydro and government management of the province's grizzly-bear population. Bellringer says plans are also underway for... Read more
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BC Local News
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear managementtransparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review includ
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear management
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
transparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review include rate-regulated accounting at Crown-owned BC Hydro and government management of the province's grizzly-bear population. Bellringer says plans are also underway for... Read more
9 related stories
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Williams Lake Tribune
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear managementtransparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review includ
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear management
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
transparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review include rate-regulated accounting at Crown-owned BC Hydro and government management of the province's grizzly-bear population. Bellringer says plans are also underway for... Read more
9 related stories
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear managementtransparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review includ
B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear management
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
transparency with British Columbians. Other projects she aims to review include rate-regulated accounting at Crown-owned BC Hydro and government management of the province's grizzly-bear population. Bellringer says plans are also underway for... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Input time limitedinput is, well, limited and protests don’t seem to work anymore. There are the
Input time limited
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
input is, well, limited and protests don’t seem to work anymore. There are the courts, but legal challenges haven’t stopped BC Hydro from bulling ahead with Site C. So what do citizens do when governments won’t listen to their concerns? They might... Read more
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CBC.ca
Site C dam challenge plays out in Federal Court in Montrealof it to ensure its decision does not infringe (on treaty rights)," Rana said.
Site C dam challenge plays out in Federal Court in Montreal
CBC.ca / Posted 13 days ago
of it to ensure its decision does not infringe (on treaty rights)," Rana said. Lawyers for the federal government and BC Hydro countered that a courtroom -- and not cabinet -- is the proper venue to determine whether treaty rights have been... Read more
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The Tyee
BC Hydro: From Public Interest to Private ProfitsStrip away the accounting tricks and political spin, and BC Hydro’s reality eme
BC Hydro: From Public Interest to Private Profits
The Tyee / Posted 14 days ago
Strip away the accounting tricks and political spin, and BC Hydro’s reality emerges. The Crown corporation’s customers face a future of massive rate increases to guarantee cozy deals that produce inflated profits for private companies. It’s an... Read more
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CBC.ca
Federal court challenge brings B.C.'s Site C to national attentionC is the large hydroelectric dam being constructed on the Peace River between F
Federal court challenge brings B.C.'s Site C to national attention
CBC.ca / Posted 14 days ago
C is the large hydroelectric dam being constructed on the Peace River between Fort St. John and Hudson's Hope, B.C. BC Hydro says the dam would create 5,100 gigawatt hours of energy each year, enough to power 450,000 homes. However, to... Read more
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BC Local News
Big bang mystery in Aldergroveresembled an explosion, RCMP said. It is believed that whatever made the bang
Big bang mystery in Aldergrove
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
resembled an explosion, RCMP said. It is believed that whatever made the bang had the noise amplified by the surrounding buildings that were made of concrete. BC Hydro had no reports of power outages that might result from a transformer f... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
Big bang mystery in Aldergroveresembled an explosion, RCMP said. It is believed that whatever made the bang
Big bang mystery in Aldergrove
Aldergrove Star / Posted 14 days ago
resembled an explosion, RCMP said. It is believed that whatever made the bang had the noise amplified by the surrounding buildings that were made of concrete. BC Hydro had no reports of power outages that might result from a transformer f... Read more
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Langley Times
Big bang mystery in Aldergroveresembled an explosion, RCMP said. It is believed that whatever made the bang
Big bang mystery in Aldergrove
Langley Times / Posted 14 days ago
resembled an explosion, RCMP said. It is believed that whatever made the bang had the noise amplified by the surrounding buildings that were made of concrete. BC Hydro had no reports of power outages that might result from a transformer f... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Stage 3 restrictions next weekthe Town of Comox, Arden, Comox Valley, England Road, Marsden/Camco and Greaves
Stage 3 restrictions next week
Comox Valley Record / Posted 17 days ago
the Town of Comox, Arden, Comox Valley, England Road, Marsden/Camco and Greaves Crescent water local service areas. BC Hydro will be conducting maintenance work at the Puntledge River generating station. The maintenance work being completed... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Ministry amends Atlantic Power’s permit to burn rail tiescould not pinpoint a timeline for when the company would begin utilizing rail t
Ministry amends Atlantic Power’s permit to burn rail ties
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
could not pinpoint a timeline for when the company would begin utilizing rail ties. “We are still talking to BC Hydro about extending our contract and talking to CN Rail about securing the ties and those efforts have not been... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Council pushing to protect watercommunities. “So one of the things they want to do is bring awareness to that
Council pushing to protect water
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 18 days ago
communities. “So one of the things they want to do is bring awareness to that issue and try and see if there’s anyway BC Hydro or any other electricity service provider would consider different types of rates and lower rates for recreation... Read more
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CBC.ca
B.C. First Nations and business community set their sights on economic reconciliationopposition However, the Business Council of British Columbia has Kinder Morgan
B.C. First Nations and business community set their sights on economic reconciliation
CBC.ca / Posted 18 days ago
opposition However, the Business Council of British Columbia has Kinder Morgan, Enbridge, Pacific Northwest LNG, and BC Hydro among its members — companies which have projects that have faced stiff opposition from First Nations groups. This... Read more
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BC Local News
Hazeltons area power turning off SundayBC Hydro crews will be shutting down the Hazelton substation for four hours Sun
Hazeltons area power turning off Sunday
BC Local News / Posted 18 days ago
BC Hydro crews will be shutting down the Hazelton substation for four hours Sunday morning to make urgently needed repairs. This work will render the following communities and customers without power from 6 to 10 a.m.: New Hazelton, Old Hazelton,... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
City could face ‘lake tsunami’shorelines it’s only a matter of time before something injurious or damaging ha
City could face ‘lake tsunami’
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 19 days ago
shorelines it’s only a matter of time before something injurious or damaging happens,” he said. With the exception of BC Hydro monitoring rock faces near their reservoirs to prevent a potentially catastrophic dam failure, he wasn’t aware of... Read more
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BC Local News
Sea Breeze proposes wind farm on Mount Haysof Prince Rupert, though Griffiths specified that the final size of the project
Sea Breeze proposes wind farm on Mount Hays
BC Local News / Posted 19 days ago
of Prince Rupert, though Griffiths specified that the final size of the project will be dependant on the contract between BC Hydro and Sea Breeze. “That’s a medium-sized wind farm in British Columbia,” he said. “We’re permitting up to 48 MW, but... Read more
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