The imminent sale of one of Canada’s largest construction companies to the Peoples’ Republic of China should give Premier John Horgan pause. In fact, it should lead him to a smart reversal of his support for the Site C dam, writes Green Party leader Elizabeth May.
In 1976, I participated in my first environmental assessment. It was a review of a proposed hydroelectric dam carved out of land that had been in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. What I didn’t know when I showed up in the high school gym in Baddeck, Nova Scotia for the hearings was that the Wreck Cove Hydro Project was the subject of the first federal review ever in Canada.