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    BC Hydro being used to funnel tens of billions to Liberal friends

    BC Hydro is being used to funnel tens of billions in public dollars through construction contracts to Liberal friends, says Norm Farrell after reviewing the utility's financial data.


    Rafe- Weaver, BC Greens should quit supporting private river power sham

    Rafe: Weaver, BC Greens should quit backing private river power sham

    Rafe Mair has praised the Green Party on many fronts, but its BC leader, Dr. Andrew Weaver makes a fatal mistake with his continued support of the Liberals' private power sham, which is bankrupting BC Hydro while destroying our...



    Suzuki, Phillip lead support for Peace Valley land defenders as Hydro seeks injunction

    David Suzuki and Grand Chief Stewart Phillip will be at the BC Supreme Court in downtown Vancouver Monday morning to speak to media and support the Treaty 8 Stewards of the Land as they face an injunction application by BC Hydr...


    Ex-Hydro CEO: Injunction vs. Site C campers “Fundamentally flawed”

    Former BC Hydro CEO Marc Eliesen has slammed the organization's push to evict farmers and First Nations from Site C protest camp in a court affidavit. Rather than costing Hydro, a delay in construction will only save taxpayers ...



    Rafe: Shame on Premier Clark for playing Site C politics at Bill Bennett’s funeral

    Rafe Mair calls out BC Premier Christy Clark for shameless politicking over Site C Dam at Bill Bennett's funeral and for dismissing LNG opponents as "the forces of 'No'"


    How the BC Liberals killed WAC Bennett’s dream of affordable public power, ferries, rail

    Longtime BC Premier WAC Bennett's dream of affordable public power, ferries and rail is dead. Rafe Mair describes how a new generation of right wingers - the BC Liberals - killed it.



    The next Burnaby Mountain? Site C Dam opponents dig in their heels

    Could civil disobedience and arrests be the missing ingredient in the battle to halt Site C Dam? Things are getting interesting with the occupation by First Nations and supporters of Rocky Mountain Fort.


    Large hydro dams aren't green - they actually drive climate change

    Let’s quit pretending dams like Site C are good for the climate

    Hydro dams like Site C actually emit enormous greenhouse gases, according to the latest research, so labelling them "clean" is a lot of hot air.



    Rafe- NDP Opposition should try some actual opposing

    Rafe: NDP Leader Horgan’s Site C Dam opposition is a game-changer

    NDP Leader John Horgan has finally come out swinging against Site C Dam - a wise political move that will benefit his party in the provincial election, says Rafe Mair.


    Fracking, Site C and the mystery of Hudson's Hope water contamination

    Fracking, Site C and the mystery of Hudson’s Hope water contamination

    Why fracking may have caused serious water contamination near Hudson's Hope...and if it didn't, it spells big trouble for Site C Dam.