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2014/12/19 00:23
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If the ground starts shaking enough that you're having trouble standing and you're in a low-lying area that may be susceptible to flooding, that's your cue to evacuate. There will not be another...
2014/12/19 00:23
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2014/12/18 02:39
2014/12/18 02:39
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Despite the B.C. government’s announcement that the $8.8-billion Site C dam is going ahead, First Nations and land owners in the Peace River Valley say the battle against it is still on and will spark...
2014/12/18 00:17
2014/12/18 00:17
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Construction on the new Timms Community Centre is running behind schedule, but it’s time the City of Langley hopes can be made up once the project reaches the next phase of construction. During an...
2014/12/17 19:26
2014/12/17 19:26
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The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce and the BC Chamber of Commerce say they welcome the B.C. government’s decision to approve Site C. “B.C.’s economy has been built on reliable, low-cost power – but...
2014/12/17 17:25
2014/12/17 17:25
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... Site C energy project will not be built in a day and it certainly won’t be build in a year,” Clark said at the provincial capital. “But once it is built, it is going to benefit British Columbians...
2014/12/17 13:20
2014/12/17 13:20
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VANCOUVER -- The provincial government has approved the $8.7-billion Site C dam project, with construction on the energy project expected to begin next summer. In an announcement Tuesday, Premier...
2014/12/17 13:08
2014/12/17 13:08
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Knowing there is an earthquake and a tsunami risk at Jordan River hasn’t changed much for at least one Jordan River resident. Hugh Pite bought at Jordan River knowing there was a dam there. “The...
2014/12/17 08:35
2014/12/17 08:35
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BC Hydro's $8.3bn hydro power project gets approval in Canada British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (BC Hydro) has received government approval to proceed with the construction of the $8.3bn...
2014/12/17 03:39
2014/12/17 03:39
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The Site C dam has cleared a major obstacle by getting the B.C. government’s approval, but several barriers such as court cases and cost hikes still lie ahead for Canada’s largest current...
2014/12/17 02:55
2014/12/17 02:55
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Site C will be the third of a series of dams on the Peace River and will flood an 83-kilometre long stretch of the river to generate 1,100 megawatt hours of electricity, enough to power 450,000 homes...
2014/12/17 01:10
2014/12/17 01:10
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The B.C. government has given the go-ahead for BC Hydro to start construction on a third dam on the Peace River, with a delay of six months to try to work out settlements with area aboriginal...
2014/12/16 23:56
2014/12/16 23:56
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Opponents no longer guaranteed a hearing. Photo courtesy of Wayne Sawchuk, Northern Images. The B.C. government has finally given its blessing to a massive hydroelectric dam proposal six decades in...
2014/12/16 16:20
2014/12/16 16:20
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Almost halfway through the BC Liberals’ fourth term, support for the government’s handling of liquefied natural gas (LNG), the energy sector and business taxes is on the wane, according to an...
2014/12/15 08:19
2014/12/15 08:19
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Don Ferster, owner of Jim’s Clothes Closet – a small, successful men’s clothing retailer on Vancouver Island – knows that upgrading to longer-lasting and more energy-efficient lights is one of the...
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2014/12/15 02:39
2014/12/15 02:39
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The B.C. government is expected to announce this week if it will build a third hydroelectric dam – Site C – on the Peace River, completing a project that has been stalled at the drafting stage since...
2014/12/12 20:07
2014/12/12 20:07
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THE PROVINCIAL government is giving the Tahltan Central Council $500,000 to buy into a small run-of-river project on the Iskut River owned by Calgary-based energy company AltaGas. The Volcano Creek...
2014/12/12 19:44
2014/12/12 19:44
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For most of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, Thursday night’s wind storm just pushed patio chairs around and wore out wind chimes, but there were 18 power outages across the area, affecting hundreds of...
2014/12/12 00:23
2014/12/12 00:23
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InPower BC, through ASL-JV, and BC Hydro have teamed together to provide a $1,500 donation to the Campbell River SPCA, as a result of the construction work at the John Hart project. “Our contractor...
2014/12/12 00:23
2014/12/12 00:23
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How ‘bout that weather out there, eh? The series of recent weather systems drenching the region brought with them some issues. Here’s a quick rundown of the situation with the two major waterways in...
2014/12/11 17:26
2014/12/11 17:26
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From The City of Courtenay: The State of Emergency continues today in the City of Courtenay, Thursday, December 11. The City will continue to monitor levels and coordinate flood response with BC...
2014/12/19 00:23
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