Premier John Horgan confirmed today that construction of the Site C dam will once again go ahead. ‘I know there are a lot of British Columbians who have never accepted this as an appropriate way for BC Hydro to go,’ he said. Photo via the BC government.
Northern spotted owls, pictured here in the Olympic National Forest in Washington State, were presumed extinct in the Canadian wild until a breeding pair was discovered in a B.C. valley slated for logging. A new provincial-federal nature agreement will work to protect species at risk in B.C., where no endangered species legislation currently exists. Photo: Bill Stevenson / Cavan