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Nov 14, 2017
Photo: Emma Gilchrist, DeSmog Canada/Flickr

Site C exposes economic folly of flooding farmland

David Suzuki
A long-held belief that big hydro projects are the most economically sustainable energy options is fast losing support as renewable energy costs plummet and projects multiply worldwide.
Podcast
Nov 29, 2016
The Peace in Peril

Book: The Peace in Peril

Redeye
In 2015, writer Christopher Pollon and photojournalist Ben Nelms paddled the 83-kilometre stretch of the Peace River that will be destroyed by the Site C dam reservoir. A new book documents that trip.
Podcast
Jul 18, 2016

Site C opponents raise a paddle against dam project

Redeye
On July 9, thousands of people grabbed a paddle to oppose B.C. Hydro's Site C dam. The dam will flood thousands of hectares of prime agricultural land, much of it within Treaty 8 territory.
Blog
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.
Blog
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.

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