MEDIA ADVISORY - Site C Dam: NDP Makes Wrong Decision
Site C Dam: NDP Makes Wrong Decision Flawed Process and Immediate Grave Consequences for the NDP
What: The Peace Valley Solidarity Initiative (PVSI) organizers will hold a news conference Monday, December 11 to critique the flawed process and information on which Premier Horgan, Finance Minister Carole James, Energy Minister Michelle Mungall, and the NDP cabinet and caucus are expected to base their imminent decision to proceed with Site C. The news conference will provide media with information and facts to best help them prepare for the Premier’s news conference later that morning. Also, the Chair of the Peace Valley Solidarity Initiative, a long time NDP supporter, will describe the grave consequences a decision to greenlight Site C will have on the NDP, and announce plans to hold the NDP government accountable to the people who elected them.
When: Monday, December 11, 2017 9:30am, PST Where: North Pender Room (Main floor) Grand Pacific Hotel 463 Belleville St, Victoria, BC Who: Dr. Steve Gray, Chair, Peace Valley Solidarity Initiative (PVSI) Harold Steves, Former NDP MLA, Founder, Agricultural Land Reserve Rob Botterell, Legal Counsel to Peace Valley Landowner Association (PVLA) & Peace Valley Environment Association (PVEA)
LIVE FEED STARTING AT 9:30am:
Everyone with an interest in the pending decision on the future of Site C, the largest capital expenditure in the history of BC, is welcome to attend. Dr. Steve Gray, Harold Steves and Rob Botterell will be available for interviews following the news conference and throughout the day (in-person or via telephone). International Energy Expert Robert McCullough will also be available to comment on the NDP Site C announcement, after the news conference. See contact information below to arrange interview times.
Biographies for Dr. Steve Gray and Harold Steves can be found below
For all past Site C reports and letters from PVLA and PVEA, visitpeacevalleyland.com/sitecinquiry
Site C Dam: Fact vs. Fiction (see full text below): http://www.peacevalleyland.com/single-post/2017/12/10/Site-C-Fact-vs-Fiction
Dr. Steve Gray is a medical doctor and health care administrator and Chair of the Peace Valley Solidarity Initiative (PVSI). Steve worked 16 years for the BC Ministry of Health as a medical consultant. He recently retired from the Provincial Health Services Authority where he was the Vice President, Physician Compensation and Planning. Steve has worked in Vancouver, Victoria and various rural and remote areas of B.C. as a clinician. He is a member of the Esquimalt-Metchosin NDP.
Harold Steves is a long time Richmond City Councillor, Former NDP MLA, and is one of the founders of the Agricultural Land Reserve. A former Richmond school teacher, Harold operates the family farm in Steveston with his wife Kathy, raising pure bred Belted Galloway cattle. Harold also assists his son Jerry operate a ranch in Cache Creek, B.C. Descended from a pioneer Richmond farming family, he is very active in community life in the Steveston area, and is particularly interested in the preservation of farmland, heritage preservation, and environmental issues. Harold represents Richmond as second Director on the Board of Directors of Metro Vancouver.