World Wetland Day Event Feb. 2, 2018

Join PVLA and PVEA at the Watson Slough/Wetland Event Date: February 2, 2018 Event Time: 1:00-2:30 PM Event Location: Watson Slough, Hwy 29, Bear Flat Event Organizers: Peace Valley Landowner Assoc. and Peace Valley Environment Association Walk the Ducks Unlimited Canada trails at the Watson Slough starting at 1:00 PM on Friday, February 2 to recognize both World Wetlands Day and to peacefully protest the proposed logging and destruction of this precious wetland for the Site C hydroelectric dam. Bring snowshoes and warm winter gear. For more information contact Ken/Arlene Boon

January 19, Moody's Investors Service affirmed British Columbia's AAA bond rating with only

One of Moody's concerns is the increasing debt burden of Site C: "Further, BC Hydro’s debt is expected to continue to rise over the next several years as the utility moves forward with the construction of the Site C hydroelectric dam with a recently revised cost estimate in excess of CAD10 billion (revised from the previous CAD8.3 billion). With the provincial government’s recent decision to move ahead with the construction of the project, the anticipated increase in debt continues to pressure the province’s rating since it increases the Province’s contingent liability." - Moody's Investors Se

Press Release: West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations Launch Civil Actions for Treaty Infringe

JANUARY 16, 2018 “The cumulative impact of the Bennett, Peace Canyon, and Site C Dams is to turn the Peace River into a series of reservoirs, destroying the unique cultural and ecological character of the Peace, severing the physical, practical, cultural and spiritual connection the Prophet have with the Peace, and infringing [West Moberly and Prophet’s] Treaty Rights,” the civil action states. The West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations now estimate damages caused by the completion of Site C could amount to $1 billion. READMORE

More BC Hydro Site C Cost Overruns in Run Up to January 26-27 Site C Summit in Victoria

The following is a note sent to PVLA from its legal counsel Robert Botterell: I have it on good authority that the bid received for the Site C powerhouse, intake, spillway and penstock, or GSS contract, from the well respected and qualified firm of Peter Kiewit, was $2.6 billion as compared to the BC Hydro budget of $1.22 billion - about 100% over budget. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE Attend the Site C summit January 26-27 to find out more

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