Site C contractor consents to receivership, raising more questions on project contract & bids

It was over a year ago that I first reported on the difficulties facing Site C contractor, Petrowest… and the oddity of the company being qualified to even be awarded a contractor. https://lailayuile.com/2016/03/02/site-c-consortium-member-petrowest-has-waiver-extended-by-lenders-until-march-31-2016/ In November 2015, the BC Government and BC Hydro awarded a $1.5 Billion contract to the Peace River Hydro Partners, of which Petrowest CorporationContinue reading Site C contractor consents to receivership, raising more questions on project contract & bids

“Politicians are people who learn not to blink, when they lie.” ― Robert Black

I’m often asked why I continue to tweet, blog and write about Site C when preliminary works have started,contracts are being issued( some ridiculously early) and the current premier is clearly hell-bent on getting past the point of no return. I always reply: “Because this project is wrong. Because this project was exempted from reviewContinue reading “Politicians are people who learn not to blink, when they lie.” ― Robert Black

Things that make you go Hmmmmm, Mike Bernier vs VSB edition

The ongoing friction between school boards vs.  Education Minister Mike Bernier heated up yesterday,thanks to this: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2016EDUC0063-001189 “I am disappointed that the Vancouver School Board chose to go against the School Act by failing to adopt a balanced budget. “Our offer was a simple one – we gave them the go-ahead to sell Kingsgate MallContinue reading Things that make you go Hmmmmm, Mike Bernier vs VSB edition

A politician thinks of the next election.A leader thinks of the next generation ~ James Clarke

If back-pedaling were cardio, by the time next May comes around every BC Liberal in caucus should be able to qualify for the Boston marathon… Case in point, yesterdays coordinated government press conferences aimed at settling down the growing outrage from parents groups around the province, yet only succeeded in fueling the flames of discontent.Continue reading A politician thinks of the next election.A leader thinks of the next generation ~ James Clarke