Hidden Costs & Workplace Safety Violations

Today's update includes more on that quarterly report the BC Hydro delayed releasing, an editorial on the evidence to kill Site C, and details of a former Site C manager who filed a wrongful dismissal lawsuit alleging he was fired after he raised concerns about safety in the workplace.


Exclusive: BC Hydro spews truck stats, hides Site C overrun facts

http://thebreaker.news/news/prhp-may/

BC Hydro is proud of the number of heavy duty trucks at the Site C dam construction site, but embarrassed about the cost overruns.

That much is obvious from reading a heavily-censored report by the main civil works contractor that BC Hydro sat-on for four months.


Mike Smyth: Evidence and pressure builds to kill Site C dam

http://theprovince.com/news/bc-politics/mike-smyth-evidence-and-pressure-builds-to-kill-site-c-dam

From The Province: Columnist Mike Smyth writes about the building evidence against the Site C dam. Will the NDP pull the plug on the controversial project?


Former Site C manager files wrongful dismissal suit arising from allegations of worker safety violations

http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/former-site-c-manager-files-wrongful-dismissal-suit-arising-from-allegations-of-worker-safety-violations

October 11: A former manager with the Site C dam project has filed a wrongful dismissal lawsuit alleging he was fired after he raised concerns about safety in the workplace.