Tag: WAC Bennett repairs

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…

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…

“He did not care in which direction the car was travelling, so long as he remained in the driver’s seat.” – Lord Beaverbrook

A new friend who is rapidly becoming educated in the ways of government after having jumped into the deep end of the convoluted pool of BC politics, asked me a question I couldn’t answer recently: “Laila, I have to believe that when people enter…

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…