Category: bc hydro

Breaking: Peter Kiewit and Sons ULC, two former managers charged with criminal negligence in the death of Sam Fitzpatrick

It’s been a long time comingĀ  and this week ends on a high note. Today, charges of Criminal Negligence causing the death of Sam Fitzpatrick, contrary to s.220(b) of the Criminal Code, were sworn today on Vancouver Provincial Court against Gerald KARJALA, Timothy RULE,…

Call to sign a petition asking BC Hydro to voluntarily withdraw the SLAPP suit against Peace Valley residents

David Eby did a good thing this week. Nope, he didn’t call a public inquiry ( still waiting David), but he did reintroduce legislation that would ward off nuisance lawsuits filed just to shut up public debate andĀ  peaceful protest. The legislation “allows people…

SNC Lavalin lobbyist met with BC MLA’s last year…just as trials were underway back east.

**updated below**   Long time readers know well my interest in public projects in BC, and the many complaints made by insiders in the industry about ‘ irregular bidding practices’ on many projects. I’ve followed SNC Lavalin through several projects with interest and detailed…

Repost: “Whistleblowers and Good Governance”- a talk by the Hon. David Kilgour

In light of the health firings tragic & despicable scandal, the Plecas report allegations and the weekends W5 report, I thought it would be timely to revisit an older post that still resonates. Not only does it resonate, it clearly establishes a pattern that…