Tag: Site C

Site C consortium member Petrowest has waiver extended by lenders until March 31 2016

**UPDATED BELOW Here’s a little something interesting to gnaw on while I’m working this other story. In November 2015, the BC Government and BC Hydro awarded a $1.5 Billion contract to the Peace River Hydro Partners, of which Petrowest Corporation is included.¬†http://www.alaskahighwaynews.ca/regional-news/site-c/1-5-billion-site-c-civil-works-contract-awarded-to-peace-river-hydro-partners-1.2119419 Yet curiously… Continue Reading “Site C consortium member Petrowest has waiver extended by lenders until March 31 2016”

When what happens in the court room is more important right now, than what happens outside.

Forgive my late report on Monday mornings interesting points from BC Hydro’s lawyers in Supreme Court. After picking up a very sick youngster on the way home, I was hit like a ton of bricks Monday night by the same flu.Yesterday was spent on… Continue Reading “When what happens in the court room is more important right now, than what happens outside.”

“Another world is not only possible,she is on her way.On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing…” ~ Arundhati Roy

The first time I read Arundhati Roy, it kept me up. She is not only an activist and author, she is a changemaker – a brilliant wordsmith capable of wrapping thoughts and images around you as easily as a mother wraps a blanket around… Continue Reading ““Another world is not only possible,she is on her way.On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing…” ~ Arundhati Roy”

*updated:More questions raised about Site C construction compliance with provincial and federal fisheries/water regulations

***** Updated April 4th, 2016. Alaska Highway reporter Johnny Wakefield is reporting this today: http://www.alaskahighwaynews.ca/regional-news/site-c/site-c-breaches-environmental-conditions-failed-to-control-sediment-in-river-1.2227512 Of course, we were on that story two months ago when I first reported these incidents to DFO and emailed them this link – DFO’s response at that time,… Continue Reading “*updated:More questions raised about Site C construction compliance with provincial and federal fisheries/water regulations”