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BC ignores United Nations anti-racism body

by Craig Benjamin, Amnesty International Canada Last August, the United Nations’ top anti-racism body called on Canada to “immediately suspend” construction of the Site C dam. In fact, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) was so concerned about the Site C dam and the “irreversible destruction of Read more…

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Destruction caused by Site C even harder to justify as new court documents start to unravel some of the secrecy surrounding the mega-project

by Craig Benjamin, Amnesty International Canada Expert testimony prepared for the upcoming court hearing concludes that there is an “extremely high probability” that BC Hydro will face major construction delays and further cost overruns – but not because of the temporary injunction sought by the West Moberly First Nations. West Read more…

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