Does the Site C Dam make Economic Sense?  April 2017. ~ 4 mins. Interview with one of the authors of the UBC economic report on Site C, Dr. Karen Bakker.  This is a super entertaining and informative video from the independent news agency, DeSmog Canada. They dig deep and bring you the facts and details so you know exactly what’s really happening.

How Much Do Site C’s Temporary Jobs Cost British Columbians?   April 2017. 1 min 45 sec.  Christy Clark isn’t the only one who can put on a hard hat and talk jobs. In fact, Emma Gilchrist has some hard hat skills of her own and this time she’s using them to take a close look at Clark’s Site C dam job numbers.

Read more about the economics of the Site C dam on DeSmog Canada: http://bit.ly/SiteCFacepalm

Fish be Damned, April 2017, Mark Coffey ~28 mins.  Wonder what Site C will do to the fish in the Peace? Check out this super informative documentary ‘Fish be Damned’ by Mark Coffey. “If Site C pisses you off, talk to your friends about it. Ask your MLA about it. Site C is not a done deal.”

Read more about the economics of the Site C dam on DeSmog Canada: http://bit.ly/SiteCFacepalm

 

Peace for a Valley by Jenny Nichols and Garth Lenz, 5.5 mins. This video includes wonderful footage of the valley, interviews with its people and stunning photography by Garth Lenz.  For a taste of what’s at stake, what BC stands to lose by constructing Site C, take a few mins to watch this video.

Site C Dam: Food for Thought by Damien Gillis of Common Sense Canadian. A 2.5 min video which touches on the main issues of concern with BC’s Site C dam.  Includes excellent footage of this magnificent valley and the many values that would be destroyed if the valley is flooded.

Cutting through the Spin on Site C Dam with Dr. Harry Swain, former chair of the Joint Review Panel on Site C. There are a lot of arguments against the Site C dam. But what are the arguments for the $9 billion project? And are they any good? DeSmog Canada’s Emma Gilchrist takes the ‘pro’ arguments to Harry Swain, chair of the Site C joint review panel, for some much-needed ground truthing – 5 min film. Oct 2016

Unrestrained devastation of the Peace River for unneeded Site C dam by Eoghan Moriarty. This 3 mins worth of drone footage will leave you gasping as you witness the beginning of the devastation of the Peace River Valley as BC Hydro begins clearing for the dam.  This is just the tip of the iceberg – clearing would occur for 83 km upstream if this dam isn’t stopped! Dec 2015

Keep the Peace – Stop Site C Dam by Jeremy Williams for Wilderness Committee. This 5 min, 40 sec video follows Wilderness Committee’s National Campaign Director Joe Foy and Campaigner Eoin Madden as they travel to northern BC to share stories from the people on the front lines, who are standing up to protect their valley and say “No Dam Way!” to Site C. Jan 6, 2014.

Paddle for the Peace 2016 featuring Union of BC Indian Chiefs, Grand Chief Stewart Philip and his thoughts on the battle to protect the Peace River Valley from Site C dam.  By Ali Harris, Eoghan Moriarty and Luke Wallace. Jul 2016

Some more amazing bird’s eye view/drone footage of our 11th Annual Paddle for the Peace event! The time lapse photography and music is really cool as well. Many thanks to Darcy Shawchek for this. Jul 2016
Disturbing the Peace: the Story of Site C dam – approx 5 mins. All over the world countries are tearing out old mega-dams because they are expensive and destructive. Yet in British Columbia the government is forging ahead with the Site C hydro dam even though there’s no immediate need for the power and it means displacing farmers from their land, destroying First Nations territory and flooding agricultural land that could feed an estimated one million people. By Emma Gilchrest of DeSmog Canada. Jun 2016
 This is what the Peace River Valley looks like before Site C Dam – 3 mins of incredible drone footage by Eoghan Moriarty.  You will feel like a bird, flying through the valley with this incredible drone footage of this magnificent place.  Get a birds’ eye view of what British Columbian’s stand to lose if the unnecessary Site C dam proceeds. Oct 2015
Human Impact of Site C featuring George Desjarlais, Helen Knott of Treaty 8 First Nations. By Amnesty International.  2016

What’s going on with the Site C Dam and what can you do? (April 2016) Presentation to BC and Canadian Freshwater Alliance by Andrea Morison including additional presenters Rob Botterell and Helen Knott. This is an excellent video for learning about the key issues of concern associated with Site C. Find out how the campaigners are responding to the contentious hydroelectric dam and why it’s important for Canada’s freshwater community to know what’s going on and how to play a supporting role.

River Interrupted by Emma Gilchrest of DeSmog Canada.  Includes footage from 2016 Paddle for the Peace. Throughout history, humans have settled along the banks of rivers. But what happens when we stop a river from flowing? Last weekend DeSmog Canada attended the Paddle for the Peace on the last untouched stretch of the Peace River in northeastern B.C. It could soon be flooded for BC Hydro’s Site C dam — a project that infringes on First Nations rights to create electricity many experts say is not needed. Jul 2016

Peace Out by Charles Wilkinson and Tina Schliessler.  Peace Out seeks to engage those of us who do not connect our daily decisions with global land use issues. It focuses on the North Western Canadian wilderness, however the issues are universal. The film engages hydro and natural gas energy executives, oil company reps, nuclear spokesmen, scientists, academics and activists in an intelligent debate that leaves the viewer to decide. The film presents a beautiful, thought provoking look at a rapidly transforming landscape. 2011

Many thanks to John Jenkins for writing and performing this song about the need to save the Peace Valley set to the drone footage of the Peace River Valley by Eoghan Moriarty.

A video that was compiled from footage of the “Drums for the Peace” solidarity rallies in Victoria and Vancouver on November 18, 2015. These rallies were to raise awareness and support for the West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations of Treaty 8 Territory in their ongoing legal challenges to the approval and construction of the Site C Dam.  Video by Colton Nash.  Link to video here. Apr 2016

This link provides comprehensive coverage of BC Hydro’s plans to construct Site C as well as coverage of our 10th Annual (2015) Paddle for the Peace (starting at 32 mins), including the speech by David Suzuki.Site C, by Render Digital. approx half hour video that provides some in-depth information on a range of issues and concerns associated with Site C.

Vaughn Palmer’s Voice of BC on Shaw TV:  Site C Opponents “We are joined by representatives of the Peace Valley Landowners Association who have concerns about the construction of Site C. Lawyer Rob Botterell and respected energy economist Robert McCullough are our guests for this in depth look at how the Site C dam will effect this agricultural region in British Columbia. Alternative power sources and the economic and environmental impacts of this project are discussed.”

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Paddle for the Peace: http://commonsensecanadian.ca/VIDEO-detail/video-paddle-for-peace-builds-momentum-against-site-c-dam-david-suzuki-damien-gillis/

BC Hydro vastly underestimates loss of farmland to Site C Dam, a 3 min video featuring information from agricultural economist expert Wendy Holm and Valley farmer Renee Ardill, on the value of Peace Valley farmland slated for destruction by Site C, https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=203&v=6CnZdouHyuA

People of the Peace Say “NO” to Site C Dam: Sloughing on the Banks of the Peace River: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9LNsbCQ8IQ

Keep the Peace – Stop the Site C Dam, January 2014. Includes coverage of the 8th Annual, 2013 Paddle for the Peace by Wilderness Committee BC:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGVSIz25-ws&feature=youtu.be

Help Save Arlene’s Life: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3HhLZ9hoQE

People of the Peace Say “NO” to Site C Dam: George Desjarlais: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jm9jXS36-tc

Face to Phone with Site C Dam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTeabR5ma_Q

Rafe Mair and Economist Erik Andersen, Pt. 1:The ‘Enronization’ of BC Hydro: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZLEnIMv4Rg

Rafe Mair and Economist Erik Andersen, Pt. 2: LNG, Site C Dam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYz3ha86O48

First Nations Declaration Concerning the Site C Dam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmMrz1OjN-c

Site C Dam Flooded Land Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Rem7y28UJM

David Suzuki on Site C Dam and ‘The Economy’ at Paddle for the Peace: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5eF5-7oDEc

Why Site C Dam is a bad deal for taxpayers, environment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPQySRxHYFQ

Keep the Peace – Stop the Site C Dam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGVSIz25-ws

“A Voice for the Peace” – ppt with sound: Arthur Hadland (P.Ag.), farmer in the Peace region and Area C director for the Peace River Regional District, has produced a powerpoint presentation entitled “A Voice for the Peace”.  Audio from his May 13th, 2010 presentation to the Peace River Regional District was included in his powerpoint and can be downloaded here.

Site C story including protest at the Hudson’s Hope Airport, Apr. 19th, 2009:

The Premier’s announcement to proceed to Stage 3 of the proposed Site C project can be found here,  Global TV’s coverage of the story is here, and here is a video from the Vancouver Sun showing the protestors.

Your Hydro Bills Could Spike 9-33%:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yp9TIGPPpnQ

A Black Cloud in the Valley Part 1 on YouTube

By: http://www.youtube.com/user/SavingthePeaceRiver

Originally at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiU4Gb-YSIY

A Black Cloud in the Valley Part 2 on YouTube

By: http://www.youtube.com/user/SavingthePeaceRiver

Originally at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1REftNWPF_g

A Black Cloud in the Valley Part 3 on YouTube

By: http://www.youtube.com/user/SavingthePeaceRiver

Originally at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaqQpdU7F9o

Paddle for the Peace 2008 video on YouTube

by: http://www.youtube.com/user/HankForPeace

original location: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HaptUQ_AhM

Peace River Valley video on YouTube

by: http://www.youtube.com/user/warrwn2j

original location: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdGb5D8RNuI

RADIO INTERVIEWS:

Why Site C Dam isn’t a done deal:  Damien Gillis of the Common Sense Canadian.  January 10, 2015.  Damien Gillis and Kootenay Co-op Radio’s Keith Wiley discuss the hurdles still facing Site C Dam following the BC Liberal government’s approval of the project before Christmas. From 6 lawsuits to mounting financial challenges, Gillis explains why the $9 Billion-plus project is far from a done deal.  http://commonsensecanadian.ca/VIDEO-detail/site-c-dam-isnt-done-deal/#comment-307196

May 6 CBC Radio West, Harold Steves http://www.cbc.ca/radiowest/2015/05/06/what-would-the-flooding-at-site-c-look-like-somewhere-else-2/

May 6 Interview with UVic Radio, Andrea Morison, Ken Boon re current issues with Site C
http://www.gorilla-radio.com/index.php?id=800

May 13 Vancouver Join the Gathering Event
http://www.news1130.com/2015/05/14/groups-opposed-to-site-c-dam-push-for-support-at-public-meeting/
http://www.cknw.com/2015/05/14/mm-2/

May 15 Richard Bullock, former Agricultural Land Reserve Chair speaks out against Site C
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/richard-bullock-fired-agricultural-land-reserve-chair-speaks-out-1.3076459

Aug 14, 2015
Interview with UVic Radio, Andrea Morison on current issues with Site C (starting at 36:31 min)

http://www.gorilla-radio.com/index.php?id=826

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MUSIC:

I Belong Right Here, My Peace River, Miss Quincy & Twin Peaks

Green, John Jenkins – set to drone footage by Eoghan Moriarty

PRINT:

While there are many, many excellent pieces of writing that have been published regarding Site C and the issues of concern, perhaps the most comprehensive work has been undertaken by Emma Gilchrest of DeSmog Canada.  Emma has written numerous, comprehensive articles about each of the main issues of concern associated With Site C.  A list of the articles can be found here:  http://desmog.ca/out-sight-out-mind-plight-peace-valley-site-c-dam/series.

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