News Release, Nlaka'pamux Nation Tribal Council & Okanagan Nation Alliance, February 4, 2011
British Columbia Utilities Commission Rules that First Nations Not Consulted
BCUC find consultation was not adequate with certain First Nations with respect to the Interior to Lower Mainland Transmission Project
BC Utilities Commission
in the matter of
British Columbia Transmission Corporation
Reconsideration of the Interior to Lower Mainland Transmission Project
February 3, 2011
Terrace Standard, February 4, 2010
THE B.C TRANSMISSION Corporation has spent just over $6.5 million to prepare the plan to build a power line north of here for an environmental review.
By Scott Simpson, Vancouver Sun, January 13, 2010
Connection would give company access to North American grid
Proponents of a major independent power project in northwest British Columbia have quit BC Hydro’s bidding process in favour of cutting a power sales deal directly with the provincial government, documents show. (Photograph by: Handout, Vancouver Sun)
British Columbia's plan for a $400-million high voltage power line into the northwest has Alaskans buzzing about the project's potential to spark green power development in their state.
By Scott Simpson, Vancouver Sun, January 11, 2010
Consultations among BC Hydro, British Columbia Transmission Corp. and first nations along a key 255-kilometre power line route are an outright failure and need to start all over again, the B.C. Utilities Commission heard Monday.