“Analysis says project is no longer going to benefit the provincial economy as once expected” That headline, from the CBC: A new report is calling for the suspension of B.C.’s Site C dam project, saying it’s no longer going to benefit the provincial economy as once expected and that power from the hydroelectric station will likely be exported at lossesContinue reading BC Election 2017: “Site C dam project has become ‘uneconomic’ and should be suspended…”
Over the past year of reporting on Site C and looking into other dam projects around the world, Muskrat Falls quickly grabbed my attention earlier this year. In reviewing how the government of Newfoundland/Labrador decided to proceed with the project,the projects path to construction was eerily similar to our BC Liberals governments path to ‘getContinue reading If there is any saving grace to Muskrat Falls, let it be the light it shines on Premier Clarks vow to get Site C past the point of no return.
So there I am, content after a nice dinner of home-made sushi and just chilling and flipping through my phone… when I saw something that snapped me right to attention: Dam failure a quake risk for Campbell River Residents urged to flee area around river if ground shakes strongly http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/campbell-river-earthquake-bc-hydro-dam-flooding-1.3814746?cmp=rss Officials in Campbell RiverContinue reading More glaring hypocrisy as BC Hydro critical upgrades must undergo BCUC review while province refuses to submit Site C
From UK media today: “One of British Columbia’s most influential First Nations chiefs has turned down an invitation to participate in a reconciliation ceremony with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their visit to Canada, describing the symbolic ceremony as a “public charade” that papers over the Canadian government’s failure to keep its promisesContinue reading “True leaders don’t give consoling answers, they take constructive actions.” ~Amit Kalantri