Site C dam construction takes staged return to work while cabinet ponders project fate

Vancouver Sun | Derrick Penner | Publishing date:Jan 10, 2021 

Provincial health orders aimed at controlling COVID-19 slowed work on dam, but it does continue as cabinet reviews independent assessment of its future.

Construction crews are making a staged return to work on B.C. Hydro’s Site C dam project in accordance with provincial health orders and while the provincial cabinet reviews a major report that could change its fate.

Crews were cleared to add 400 workers Thursday to a baseline workforce of 400, under provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry’s Dec. 29 order aimed at controlling COVID-19 spread at work camps for B.C.’s megaprojects, including Site C.

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