The Case against Site C GROWS BY THE DAY
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add your voice to the growing opposition
The time has come to finally stop the Site C Dam.
In early August, the Government of British Columbia asked the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) to review the economic impacts of the Site C Dam. This call for a review on the long-term viability of the project echoes a growing chorus of opposition. The BCUC has heard damning evidence against Site C from economists, accountants, engineers, energy experts, and hundreds of BC taxpayers. Why are so many people saying 'no' to the Site C Dam?
- The Site C Dam would cost taxpayers between $9 and $17 billion dollars — for power we don’t need.
- The Site C Dam would destroy untold numbers of First Nations’ cultural sites, preventing us from moving forward on our commitment to reconciliation.
- The Site C Dam is an expensive and outdated form of energy development, and there are better and less expensive alternatives.
- The Site C Dam would destroy priceless and irreplaceable farmland and critical wildlife habitat — squandering our province's true wealth.
To learn more about these issue, check out the Story of Site C.
Construction has begun on the dam, but there is still time to say NO — and save money.
How can you help? Two ways:
1. Send a letter to 12 decision-makers in B.C. government about why this project should be cancelled: our online tool makes it easy!
2. Visit the Site C action centre. Here, you will find information, ways of getting in touch with your representatives, and useful templates. This will allow you to connect with the people who are behind the next big decision. Make sure they know that you think there are better ways to spend our money.
Our ads are up! Let's get to work on sensible solutions for BC's future.
Let's get to work building the things we really need
The Site C Dam would cost taxpayers between $9 and $17 billion dollars — for power we don’t need. There are more sensible ways to spend our money. Let’s focus on the things we need, like fair-wage jobs building hospitals, schools and daycares.
Let’s get to work fulfilling our promise of reconciliation.
The Site C Dam would destroy untold numbers of First Nations’ cultural sites. We can't move forward on our commitment to reconciliation while trampling on Treaty rights.
Let’s get to work building an energy future that’s truly clean.
The Site C Dam is an expensive and outdated form of energy development. There are better and cheaper alternatives. Let’s get to work constructing modern green infrastructure and energy-efficient upgrades to our existing buildings.
Let’s get to work protecting our true wealth.
Our province's natural environment is the foundation of our food and water security, our ecological health, and our identity. The Site C Dam would destroy priceless and irreplaceable farmland and critical wildlife habitat.
Let’s get to work making fair-wage jobs where we live.
The Site C Dam comes with a hefty price tag and few jobs created. Instead, let’s create thousands of long-term, fair-wage jobs in energy and infrastructure — across the province in communities where our families already live.
Let’s get to work developing a skilled workforce equipped for the future.
The clean energy economy is an opportunity to develop a fair-wage workforce skilled in energy-efficient retrofitting, solar, wind, and geothermal. The Site C Dam pushes those clean-energy skills and investments out of our province.