Max Fawcett, who served as a newspaper editor at the Chetwynd Echo in the Peace River area of British Columbia slated to be flooded if the Site C Dam project is approved this spring, interviews project opponents, sifts the government's claims, and lays out a dam-free alternative for the region. Five parts.
In This Series
A reporter's Peace River journey against a powerful current of dubious assumptions and official spin. First of five parts this week.
The mega-project would wipe out one of the province's most fertile food producing valleys. Second of five.
Why kill a valley when its region is rich in wind and geothermal energy?
'Run of river' energy plus Site C? Does BC really need so much electricity or have our politicians gone dam crazy? Four of five.
Site C as bully politics. Rural citizens are sick of seeing what they love ruined to satisfy ungrateful urbanites. Last of five.