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Expansion of Mount Norquay Bad for Grizzlies

— Posted on Oct 11, 2011 03:00 PM in: Y2Y in the News
Expansion of Mount Norquay Bad for Grizzlies

Wendy Francis, Y2Y's Program Director, interviewed by CBC's As It Happens about Parks Canada's recent change in guidelines allowing for an expansion of the Mount Norquay ski area.

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Legislation Introduced to Protect Flathead Watershed

— Posted on Oct 05, 2011 12:30 PM in: General News
Legislation Introduced to Protect Flathead Watershed

On October 4, 2011, the BC government introduced the "Flathead Watershed Area Conservation Act" that prohibits the exploration and development of mining, oil and gas and coal in the Flathead Valley.

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Site C to Undergo Joint Environmental Assessment

— Posted on Oct 01, 2011 09:00 AM in: General News
Site C to Undergo Joint Environmental Assessment

Site C will now go through a harmonized environmental assessment, reviewed by a joint panel. Both federal Minister of the Environment Peter Kent and B.C. Minister of the Environment Terry Lake believe that by combining the provincial and federal environmental assessment, they will avoid unnecessary duplication and delays.

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Peace Out Documentary Brings Site C Dam Debate to VIFF 2011

— Posted on Sep 28, 2011 09:00 AM in: General News
Peace Out Documentary Brings Site C Dam Debate to VIFF 2011

A new documentary by Charles Wilkinson is playing at this year's Vancouver Film Festival. The setting for the documentary is the fertile Peace River Valley, home to the proposed $7.9-billion Site C Dam, which would be the third dam on the Peace River if it gets built.

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Site C, Yes or No? Government Never Asked Locals

— Posted on Sep 22, 2011 09:00 AM in: General News
Site C, Yes or No? Government Never Asked Locals

BC Hydro Corp. never appears to have outright asked Peace River region residents whether that project should go ahead during a year-long, $8-million public consultation process, which some participants have accused of being biased.

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