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Construction begins on John Hart project: largest hydroelectric project in decades

Construction begins on John Hart project: largest hydroelectric project in decades

Bill Bennett, Minister of Energy and Mines and Minister Responsible for Core Review, helped kick off construction on the John Hart Generating Station Replacement project. The $1-billion upgrade is the largest infrastructure project undertaken by BC Hydro since the 1980s and will take five years to complete. read more

Economy Government Operations Friday, July 18, 2014 10:45 AM

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Partnership adds green to Cowichan urban food forest

Blooming employment for Cowichan Green workers

The Cowichan Green Community Society is looking a little greener thanks to nearly $55,000 in provincial Job Creation Partnership funding that gave three people work experience in organic horticulture. read more

Economy Environment Government Operations Wednesday, July 16, 2014 1:00 PM