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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

BC Utilities Commission releases decision on fees for BC Hydro smart meter opt-out program

The BC Utilities Commission released a decision on April 25, 2014 about the fees BC Hydro will be allowed to charge its residential customers under the Meter Choices Program who choose not to have a smart meter installed at their home. Continue Reading BC Utilities Commission releases decision on fees for BC Hydro smart meter opt-out program

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