Site C to be debated in BC Legislature today (Sept.30th),rally against the project to be held outside.

When it comes to Site C, I’ve written about it off and on for five years on this blog and have covered several columns on it while debating Brent Stafford in my Duel column for 24Hours Vancouver. It’s a project that definitely has an emotional angle because it involves the loss of homes, of livelihoods,Continue reading Site C to be debated in BC Legislature today (Sept.30th),rally against the project to be held outside.

BC Hydro says halting Site C would cost taxpayers $500 million? Not building it at all will save us over $8 billion dollars.

Sometimes, one woman can only take so much. And when I saw yet another headline last night blaring:  “BC Hydro says halting Site C would cost $500 million” I really and truly, had enough. “A stop-work order for the Site C dam will cause “extreme prejudice” to BC Hydro at a cost of hundreds ofContinue reading BC Hydro says halting Site C would cost taxpayers $500 million? Not building it at all will save us over $8 billion dollars.

This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: BC Hydro hasn’t made a convincing case for pushing costly dam onto taxpayers

Columnists Laila Yuile and Brent Stafford battle over the issues of the day. The winner of last week’s duel on the Temporary Foreign Worker Program was Laila with 71%. This week’s topic: Considering the results of the Joint Review Panel report on BC Hydro’s Site C dam, should government approve the project? A police officerContinue reading This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: BC Hydro hasn’t made a convincing case for pushing costly dam onto taxpayers

This week’s column for 24Hrs Vancouver: BC Hydro hasn’t proved its case Site C is even needed

A very late posting of my Monday column this week,as unexpected events last weekend required my attention elsewhere, and delayed other posts here on my site as well. This week, Brent and I debated this question:  Do the benefits of BC Hydro’s Site C dam outweigh the impacts? Brent wrote first, and here is myContinue reading This week’s column for 24Hrs Vancouver: BC Hydro hasn’t proved its case Site C is even needed