Tag: WAC Bennett Dam

A must read from Ben Parfitt on the risk fracking quakes post on Peace River dams…particularly the one with foundation issues

There doesn’t seem to be much peace for the Peace these days…. Residents are still left with safety concerns following the big slide that hit just a short distance down from Site C in 2018…. https://thenarwhal.ca/its-not-right-residents-left-with-safety-concerns-following-2018-landslide-near-site-c-dam/ The gas industry expansion is well underway as… Continue Reading “A must read from Ben Parfitt on the risk fracking quakes post on Peace River dams…particularly the one with foundation issues”

Guest post: Journey to the sacrifice zone of site C

** As the Moberly/Prophet River Site C treaty infringement injunction hearings continue this week in Vancouver, I was reminded of how little many people still know about the area, the people & wildlife impacted by the dam. I saw her photos a while ago… Continue Reading “Guest post: Journey to the sacrifice zone of site C”

“The progress of the rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.” ~ Voltaire

    A wise and good friend once said here: “Some times the sheer indignity of the will of a government imposed on people leaves me in a state of tongue-tied rage, unable to even put voice to the injustice served up…” Hence my… Continue Reading ““The progress of the rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.” ~ Voltaire”

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… Continue Reading “Site C contractor consents to receivership, raising more questions on project contract & bids”