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Breaching the peace : the Site C Dam and a valley's stand against big hydro.

Author: Sarah Cox
Publisher: Vancouver : On Point Press, 2018.
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"Breaching the Peace tells the story of the ordinary citizens who stood up to the most expensive megaproject in BC history and the government-sanctioned bullying that propelled it forward. Starting in 2013, journalist Sarah Cox travelled to the Peace River Valley to talk to locals about the Site C dam and BC Hydro's claim that the clean energy project was urgently needed. She discovered farmers, First Nations, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Cox, Sarah, 1963-
Breaching the Peace.:
Vancouver ; Toronto : On Point Press, 2018
(CaOONL)20189013346
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Cox
ISBN: 9780774890274 0774890274 9780774890281 0774890282 9780774890298 0774890290
OCLC Number: 1031706344
Awards: Winner of Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize, BC Book Prizes 2019 (Canada)
Short-listed for Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, Writers' Trust of Canada 2019 (Canada)
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Contents: Prologue --
The announcement --
Treaty 8 stewards of the land --
Slapped by lawsuits --
The birth of a Goliath --
Treaty lands and corporate plans --
They call it progress, we call it destruction --
Subdivide and conquer --
The nature of the peace --
Harnessing political power --
The renewal revolution --
Fight or flight? --
The decision --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Selected bibliography --
Index.
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Award-winning journalist Sarah Cox recounts the prolonged battle, led by farmers and First Nations, to stop the cripplingly expensive and environmentally irresponsible Site C dam.  Read more...

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Sarah Cox has written a searing new book about the scandalous Site C Dam in British Columbia ... [she] expertly provides the context to the Site C saga that allows readers to understand what has Read more...

 
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