Press Release

BC Hydro, provincial and federal governments oppose anti-poverty and seniors’ organizations’ application to intervene in Site C legal cases

BC Hydro and the federal and provincial governments are opposing the participation of anti-poverty and seniors’ groups in Site C Dam Project legal cases. Continue Reading BC Hydro, provincial and federal governments oppose anti-poverty and seniors’ organizations’ application to intervene in Site C legal cases

Low income residential ratepayers’ groups apply to intervene in Site C legal cases

Groups representing the interests of low and fixed income residential ratepayers have just applied to the Federal Court to intervene in support of the Peace Valley Landowner Association (PVLA) challenge to the federal approval of BC Hydro’s Site C Dam Project. Continue Reading Low income residential ratepayers’ groups apply to intervene in Site C legal cases

Community groups ask Auditor General to ensure welfare computer system has emergency back-up system in place

Eight social justice organizations and churches from across BC have asked the BC Auditor General to look into whether the BC Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation has appropriate contingency plans in place should the computer system used to administer welfare crash again. Continue Reading Community groups ask Auditor General to ensure welfare computer system has emergency back-up system in place