Tag: Site C

Bald Eagles break injunction,build nest in the path of Site C clearing.

I was in the courtroom the day that BC Hydro was granted their injunction to force the land stewards camp at historic Rocky Mountain Fort. As I listened to the justice give his preamble and reasons for granting it,one knew what the result was… Continue Reading “Bald Eagles break injunction,build nest in the path of Site C clearing.”

An open letter to Carole Taylor on BC Hydro and Site C

Shared with permission, with the residents of British Columbia. Ms. Carole Taylor Financial Advisor to Premier of BC C/O Parliament Buildings Victoria, BC V8V 1X4 Dear Ms.Taylor: Congratulations on your recent appointment. I can only hope that your deliberations and conclusions are open and… Continue Reading “An open letter to Carole Taylor on BC Hydro and Site C”

BC Hydro responses to BC Utilities Commission raises new questions over WAC Bennett Dam repairs

After sitting through both Hydro’s lawyers presentations and the judges reasons for granting the injunction to remove the Rocky Mountain Fort land stewards – and hearing Justice Butler comment on the many persuasive arguments Site C should not proceed at this time –  I… Continue Reading “BC Hydro responses to BC Utilities Commission raises new questions over WAC Bennett Dam repairs”

A little history on the gold standard of ‘being the best’ at BC Hydro

The news that BC Hydro would not release the amounts of the other bids for recent Site C contracts, is not surprising – at least not to me. Having written extensively on many of the biggest transportation projects in BC, accountability is still sorely… Continue Reading “A little history on the gold standard of ‘being the best’ at BC Hydro”