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You’ve got questions about the Site C dam. We’ve got a panel of experts to answer them

Join us on Nov. 26 for a webinar on the future of the beleaguered Site C dam, the most expensive public infrastructure project in B.C.'s history

It’s the most expensive public infrastructure project in B.C.’s history and yet the future of the Site C dam has never looked so uncertain.

In response to the growing number of questions surrounding the project, The Narwhal is hosting a webinar on Thursday, Nov. 26 from 4-5 p.m. PST. Join us and our panel of guest speakers for a discussion on B.C. reporter Sarah Cox’s recent investigation into the project’s geotechnical problems and escalating budget.

The event will feature a Q&A with our guests, who bring a diverse set of experiences to the panel. Sarah will speak about her blockbuster investigation into the beleagured Site C dam and how she found out top B.C. officials new the project was in trouble a year before the public was informed. Sarah is also the author of Breaching the Peace: the Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand Against Big Hydro.

The Narwhal has also invited Marc Eliesen, former president and CEO of BC Hydro, who was at the helm of the public utility when its board of directors rejected the project in the 1990s. Marc is also the former chair and CEO of Ontario Hydro and the former chair of Manitoba Hydro.

Judith Sayers will also be bringing her expertise to the panel. Judith is the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council president, a board member of Clean Energy BC and an executive advisory council member of Indigenous Clean Energy.

Finally, attendees will hear from West Moberly First Nations Chief Roland Willson, who also sits on the B.C. First Nations Energy and Mining Council.

Josie Kao is a journalist currently based in Toronto but with loyalties to Vancouver. She has previously worked at The…

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