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COSTS AND CONSEQUENCES OF SITE C DAM

Note to Reader: I made this presentation on February 9th 2017 at a forum that was hosted by UVIC, Amnesty International, Sierra Club BC, Council of Canadian, Kairos BC. It was a 20 minute presentation so this article is a bit long.Introduction Sometimes it

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http://fnbc.info/blogs/judith-sayers/costs-and-consequences-site-c-dam

Wynne's 'fix' for hydro prices could be to let you choose your billing plan

Ontario will change the way it buys electricity so it doesn't focus on wind, solar or any specific technology, and is looking at more flexible billing plans for hydro consumers.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-hydro-bills-choice-rate-plans-1.3871463

Tell your candidates: say NO to the Site C dam!

Right now, the BC government is pushing ahead with the most expensive public project in BC history. And we will be paying for it for generations to come.There’s still time to stop the dam – but our election candidates need to hear from us now!Citizens are

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https://actionsprout.io/62C809

Manitoba Hydro spins off energy-saving programs into new Crown corporation

Manitoba Hydro could shed its energy-saving department if the Progressive Conservative government is successful in creating a new Crown corporation called Efficiency Manitoba.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-hydro-pallister-crown-efficiency-manitoba-energy-1.4017344

Art in Activism: Sing That Dam Song!

Lyrics by Darryl R Taylor. Vocals, Editing & Animations by Little Woo. Based on Original Song "16 Tons" by Merle Travis. Footage from the internet! Many thanks to all photographers whose work was featured in this public service announcement. Darryl R Taylo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NODG3AyNEKY

LARO har ökat tillgängligheten och förbättrat kvaliteten - Kristianstadsbladet

Sjukvård/ För snart två år sedan fick personer med missbruksproblematik mer makt över sin hälso- och sjukvård. Då infördes vårdval för läkemedelsassisterad rehabilitering vid opiatberoende, kallat LARO. Vi i Region Skåne var först ut i landet med vårdval i

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http://www.kristianstadsbladet.se/debatt/laro-har-okat-tillgangligheten-och-forbattrat-kvaliteten/

Utredning: Värnplikt återinförs i Sverige 2019

Värnplikten återinförs 2019, med militär grundutbildning för både kvinnor och män inom ramen för lagen om totalförsvarsplikt. Det blir förslaget från utredningen om den framtida personalförsörjningen i Försvarsmakten, erfar SvD. Om förslagen genomförs är v

http://www.svd.se/utredning-varnplikten-tillbaka-2019--for-bade-kvinnor-och-man

Migrant fights 2-month sentence after raping two underage Swedish girls. Thinks punishment is too severe. | Gatestone Europe

Tre dömda för våldtäkt mot pojke - Sveriges Radio https://t.co/bsllelqgm6 #Sverige #svpol pic.twitter.com/qLVI9AzE7G — Göteborg Nu (@GbgNu) February 21, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsA Syrian migrant who was recently sentenced by a Swedish court to

https://gatestone.eu/migrant-appeals-sentence/

Kommuner förbereder för avhopp från våldsbejakande extremism - Nyheter (Ekot)

Runt 140 svenskar har hittills återvänt efter att ha anslutit sig till våldsbejakande grupper i Syrien och Irak. Nu förbereder sig flera kommuner för att ...

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http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=83&artikel=6540648

Internationellt efterlyst man greps i Enköping

En man som är internationellt efterlyst har gripits i Uppsala län. Han är misstänkt för terrorbrott, bekräftar polisen för SVT Nyheter. Mannen släpptes sent på kvällen sedan åklagaren bedömt att det inte finns skäl att hålla honom frihetsberövad.

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http://www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/uppsala/internationell-efterlyst-man-greps-i-enkoping

Unrestrained devastation of the Peace River for unneeded Site C dam

Ever wonder what the fuss is about when people talk about the building of Site C dam? Maybe being able to see what is at stake will touch people's hearts. Anyone who sees this incredible area knows how important this magical place is. This is what the Peac

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJGFAgcweLo

Thousands of logs left to rot at Hydro-Québec site on North Shore

An estimated 1,500 tractor-trailer loads of logs, cut and stacked, have sat decaying at Hydro-Québec's La Romaine project for thee years — ever since the shutdown of the last sawmill in the region.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/romaine-hydro-quebec-wood-1.3863988

Expect damage to Muskrat Falls structures this winter: Marshall

The head of Nalcor Energy expects damage will be done to Muskrat Falls structures this winter, due to a failure to install an ice boom in time.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/muskrat-falls-cofferdam-fix-1.3878837

#Darknl turns 3: Hydro hopes, can't promise, it won't happen again

It's been three years since the week of power outages that affected tens of thousands of people in the province.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/darknl-anniversary-hydro-reacts-1.3922312

Muskrat Falls 'lowest cost alternative' says former Nalcor chair

The former chair of Nalcor Energy says another agreement with Quebec was not an option, and other power sources were not reliable, when the province set out to build Muskrat Falls.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/crosstalk-ken-marshall-ian-lee-muskrat-falls-1.3950357

$6.5M legal bill for failed Churchill Falls contract challenge

The province of Newfoundland and Labrador has spent more than $6.5 million on its unsuccessful challenge of the Churchill Falls power contract.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/nalcor-hydro-quebec-churchill-falls-court-challenge-1.3960079

Manitoba Hydro's Keeyask dam was 'risky investment strategy,' says U.S. energy expert

A U.S. energy expert who sounded warnings about Manitoba Hydro's Keeyask dam and Bipole III transmission line five years ago says he's not surprised to hear both projects will leave the utility — and the province — with massive debt.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-hydro-keeyask-bipole-ian-goodman-1.3778796

Alberta geothermal industry celebrates federal budget but challenges remain

Advocates of geothermal energy in Alberta are celebrating this week's federal budget, which features tax incentives for development of the renewable energy, but that push might not be enough to get the industry running at full steam.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/alberta-geothermal-tax-incentives-federal-budget-challenges-1.4039677

This is what the Peace River valley looks like before Site C dam

Ever wonder what the fuss is about when people talk about Site C dam? Maybe being able to see what is at stake will touch people's hearts. Anyone who sees this incredible area knows how important this magical place is. Most areas in this video will be buri

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  4. #savethepeace
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OO7_gJtwTdA

Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Station | Hengill geothermal area | Geothermal Power South Iceland

Hellisheidi Power Plant (or Hellisheidarvirkjun) constitutes the second largest geothermal power station in the world. It was created to provide electricity to the city of Reykjavik as there is an increasing demand.

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https://www.extremeiceland.is/en/information/about-iceland/hellisheidi-geothermal-power-station

Muskrat Falls protesters detained while watching Provincial Court hearing

A number of anti-Muskrat Falls protesters were detained or served on Tuesday — while attending a court session to supporting other protesters in Labrador.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/anti-muskrat-falls-protesters-arrests-1.3862908

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