October 16th, 2013
A public opinion poll on the Site C Clean Energy Project (Site C) shows strong levels of support for the proposed hydroelectric project. The poll by Anderson Insight found that:
The poll found that 78% of those surveyed in the region (north and northeast) are aware of Site C. About four in ten (41%) residents of the province have heard about the proposed dam. There is no statistical difference in support for the proposed project based on awareness levels.
The province-wide telephone poll of 804 people took place between September 3-8, 2013. The poll has a margin of error of 3.5%, 19 times out of 20.
The regional poll of 250 people took place between September 26-29, 2013. The regional poll has a margin of error of 6.3%, 19 times out of 20.