Tag Archives: BC Hydro

Hydro Affordability Act presented to protect low income households

MLA Report By Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Norm Macdonald One of the most frequent topics raised by constituents right now is their frustration with increases to BC Hydro rates. Before the last election, the BC Liberals promised that BC Hydro rates … > Read More

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Classroom Winners at T.M. Roberts Elementary

BC Hydro was pleased to present $1,000 to the Classroom Winners at T.M. Roberts Elementary School for their nomination in the Community Champion program. They were one of 25 schools across the province randomly chosen to receive $1,000 for their … > Read More

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Wildlife Interpretive Centre Committee struck

The Creston Valley Wildlife Interpretive Centre (the Centre), operated under the umbrella of the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area (CVWMA), is beginning a process to examine options for its future operations. In support of this process, the CVWMA Interpretive Centre … > Read More

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Two sides to the Throne Speech

The BC Liberal government hailed Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon’s Feb. 11 Throne Speech as a clear vision for growing B.C.’s economy, while the Official Opposition NDP believed it held no basis in fact. Guichon’s speech focused on controlling spending and … > Read More

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Wild Voices need local support

Demand for the Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network’s (CBEEN) Wild Voices for Kids program is growing and is looking for local support before this spring’s busy field trip season. Since CBEEN began offering the program in 2009, it has made … > Read More

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Mesa Grove residents allowed back home

City of Cranbrook reports that electrical repair crews, including staff with BC Hydro, were on scene all afternoon conducting repairs to the electrical panel at Mesa Grove trailer park following a fire last night that forced about 30 residents from … > Read More

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Never underestimate value of participation in democracy

MLA Report By Norm Macdonald, Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA The people of this area have benefitted greatly from the formation in 1995 of the Columbia Basin Trust (CBT). The purpose of the Trust is to support the social, environmental and economic … > Read More

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2013 was busy and successful for RDEK: Gay

The past year was a busy one filled with successes and challenges in the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK), stated board chair, Electoral Area C director Rob Gay. “I believe 2013 has been a successful and very busy year … > Read More

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Who benefits from the BC Liberal Energy Plan?

MLA Report By Norm Macdonald Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA In my previous two MLA reports I’ve talked about the reasons that your BC Hydro rates are going up. I’ve laid out examples of BC Liberal interference in BC Hydro decisions and the … > Read More

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The conflicts and challenges of ch-ch-ch-changes

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Many people are not sad to see 2013 step aside for 2014. It was a difficult and challenging year for many, many people. While optimism abounds for 2014, I must point out the obvious. Be … > Read More

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