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Mar 9, 2015
Map showing the proposing location of Site C dam and its reservoir.

Court challenges launched against Site C dam

Brent Patterson
Earlier last week, the Blueberry River First Nations, a Treaty 8 First Nation, launched a legal challenge against Site C to be heard in the B.C. Supreme Court.
May 26, 2014
Photo: BC Gov Photos/flickr

Cheap power for jobs (except it ain't cheap)

Marvin Shaffer
Cheap power for jobs is an industrial strategy based on subsidizing energy use. It never made sense with oil and gas and it doesn't make sense with electricity.
Sep 18, 2013
Photo: Jason V/flickr

Deconstructing BC Hydro's rate increase

Marvin Shaffer
When the government imposed its Energy Plan on BC Hydro it never bothered to estimate the costs (or for that matter the benefits) of what it hoped to achieve.
Mar 1, 2013
Photo: Aidan Wakely-Mulroney/Flickr

A new B.C. government? It's not as easy as it looks

Keith Reynolds
If there is a new government in B.C. on May 15, it will be confronted with issues that make the transition harder than most government changeovers we have seen in the past.


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