Site C

Clean electricity has been a cornerstone of British Columbia’s economy and quality of life for generations. The Site C Project, a third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River in northeast B.C., will be a source of clean, renewable and affordable electricity in B.C. for more than 100 years.

Latest Information

Public advisory: Wood debris removal and burning in Site C areas This weekend, BC Hydro will resume our debris removal and burning program in Site C project areas....
BC Hydro completes Peace River diversion tunnel excavations BC Hydro reached a new milestone on the Site C project with substantial completion of excavations in the Peace River diversion tunnels on December 24, 2019....
Public advisory: Construction begins on Highway 29 realignment at Halfway River Next week, construction of the Highway 29 realignment at Halfway River will begin, as part of the Site C project. BC Hydro is working with the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure to deliver the Highway 29 construction....

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Site C Employment Statistics - November 2019

There were 4,650 total works on the Soite C project in November 2019. Of the total workers, 3445 were from B.C., or 74%. 771 workers on site were from the Peace River Regional District. That's 20% of the construction and non-construction contractor's workforce.

Site C Employment Statistics - October 2019

Our latest employment statistics show that there were 4,823 total workers on the Site C project in October 2019. Of the total workers, 3,637 – or 75% – were from British Columbia.