• North bank stabilization at the Site C dam site. Photo: BC Hydro
    Site C job fairs announced for Peace Region

    DAWSON CREEK – BC Hydro and it’s contractors have announced the job fair schedule for events which will take place in Chetwynd, Dawson Creek and Fort. St John this month. “Construction activities on the Site C project...

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    Dawson Creek-Chetwynd Area Transmission Line complete

    DAWSON CREEK – The Dawson Creek-Chetwynd Area Transmission Line has been completed, and the 230-kilovolt line will be providing clean electricity to new industrial customers in the South Peace, according to a BC Hydro press release. “That...

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  • Defendant Ken Boon speaks to David Suzuki weeks before the claim was filed.
Photo: Julia Lovett
    Civil Claim filed against campers

    FORT ST. JOHN – On Tuesday, Jan. 19, BC Hydro submitted a civil claim to the Supreme Court of British Columbia, seeking an injunction against the campers at the Rocky Mountain Fort camp. “I think there’s still...

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  • North bank stabilization at the Site C dam site. Photo: BC Hydro
    BC Hydro and BC Chamber of Commerce to hold Site C business networking events and more job fairs

    FORT ST. JOHN – BC Hydro and the BC Chamber of Commerce will be holding business networking sessions in January and the first part of February, starting with a session in Fort St. John on Monday Jan. 25....

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  • B.C. Premier Christy Clark makes the contract announcement in Burnaby.
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    Main civil works contract awarded for Site C

    FORT ST. JOHN – Another brick has been laid for the groundwork of the contentious Site C Clean Energy Project, this time coming in the form of a main civil works contract awarded to a local company....

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  • North bank stabilization at the Site C dam site. Photo: BC Hydro
    Site C, 100 days in

    FORT ST. JOHN – Work on the proposed Site C Clean Energy Project dam on the Peace River will reach its 100th day of construction this week, according to a BC Hydro press release. For just over...

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  • Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett. Photo: Government of British Columbia
    MOU between B.C., BC Hydro and independent clean energy will strengthen communication, Ministry says

    DAWSON CREEK – The Clean Energy Association of British Columbia (CEBC), BC Hydro and the government of B.C. have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which outlines more collaboration between the three bodies, the Ministry of Energy...

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  • Ruth Ann Darnell, at protest at Site C construction site gates Oct. 17. Photo: Stacy Thomas
    First protest at gates of Site C construction site (with photo gallery)

    FORT ST. JOHN – The first of what some participants said will be more peaceful protests took place at the gates of the Site C construction site Saturday Oct. 17. About forty people, young and old, turned...

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    Site C worker accommodation contract awarded

    FORT ST. JOHN – BC Hydro has signed a contract with ATCO Two Rivers Lodging Group (ATCO) for the construction and design of worker accommodations at the Site C dam site. The contract also stipulates that ATCO...

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  • An artist's rendering of the proposed Site C Clean Energy Project. Photo: BC Hydro
    UPDATED: Site C job fairs and business networking dates announced

    Correction: the date for the Fort St. John job fair is Oct. 8. This article previously stated the date of the job fair as Oct. 7.  DAWSON CREEK – BC Hydro has announced the dates for upcoming...

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