Matt Preprost

First Coastal GasLink pipe in the ground

The first two sections will lay 140 km of natural gas pipeline between Groundbirch and McLeod lake in Northern B.C.

BC Hydro poised to sign contract to build generating station, spillway for Site C

BC Hydro is poised to sign a billion-dollar contract to build the generating station and spillway for the Site C dam. The Crown utility announced Dec. 21 it has selected the AFDE Partnership as its...

Q&A with John Horgan: Premier discusses Site C, trade mission to Asia

Premier John Horgan has a trade mission to Asia booked in the new year where he plans to talk LNG, but when he plans to visit Northeast B.C. remains to be seen. Horgan has faced intense criticism...

Finishing Site C would spark billion-dollar lawsuit, First Nations say

Two Treaty 8 First Nations are calling for a meeting with B.C. Premier John Horgan and are promising a $1-billion lawsuit if his NDP government gives the green light to finish building the...

Sixty workers laid off at Site C

More layoffs are expected as specialized concrete work shuts down for the winter

Peace Region residents say they want decisions, closure on Site C

North Peace residents told the provincial utilities commission this week they want two simple things from its inquiry on Site C: a well-made decision and closure. Workers, landowners, mayors,...

Cancelling and remediating Site C would cost $1b, says BC Hydro

The BC Utilities Commission will hold three meetings in the North Peace this fall for residents to give their input on the commission's review of the Site C dam.  The commission will hold 11...

Calgary lender looking to acquire Site C partner Petrowest’s civil, rental divisions

As part of its plan to recover $25 million in loans, a Calgary-based lender is looking to acquire Petrowest’s civil and rental divisions. Crown Capital Partners, a mid-market business lender, says...

‘Fake’ Site C review is a waste of money: Peace River MLA

BC Liberal MLA Dan Davies, who represents Peace River North, said he’s seven kilometres away from the Site C project in Fort St. John and has worked on it himself. He said it’s on time and on...