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B.C. Hydro Awaits Site C Dam Decision

— Posted on Apr 27, 2014 09:00 AM in: General News
B.C. Hydro Awaits Site C Dam Decision

As early as this week, B.C. Hydro will learn whether it has cleared its biggest hurdle for its proposed Site C dam. The Crown corporation has already spent in excess of $300-million preparing the project as it waits for the conclusion of an environmental review.

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Proposed Hotel in Picturesque Rockies Park Raises Ire

— Posted on Apr 09, 2014 08:00 PM in: General News
Proposed Hotel in Picturesque Rockies Park Raises Ire

Three former Parks Canada executives are urging the federal Environment Minister to say no to the construction of a lodge on Maligne Lake – the iconic body of water in Jasper National Park that is one of the most photographed places in Canada.

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B.C. First Nation Views Site C Dam as Part of Devastating Big Picture

— Posted on Apr 06, 2014 08:00 PM in: General News
B.C. First Nation Views Site C Dam as Part of Devastating Big Picture

Cumulative impact is something the B.C. government does not like to talk about when consulting First Nations about resource developments. Government prefers to look at projects in isolation. So, Site C on the Peace River, for example, is assessed on its own, not in the context of all the oil-and-gas activity taking place in the region.

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Animal Detection System Makes Idaho Highway Safer

— Posted on Mar 30, 2014 08:00 PM in: General News
Animal Detection System Makes Idaho Highway Safer

A wildlife detection system developed by Sloan Security Technologies of Boise could make the road safer for both people and animals.

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Changes to Park Act paves way for industry in BC Parks

— Posted on Mar 25, 2014 03:00 PM in: Media Releases
Changes	to Park Act paves way for industry in BC Parks

Park Amendment Act could allow poorly-­defined industrial “research” to be conducted within B.C.'s provincial parks.

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