Tue 14 Oct 2008
PUBLIC MEETING: RIVER AWARENESS
When: SATURDAY OCTOBER 18, 7: 00 PM
Where: Great Hall in the New Community Centre, 7390 Cottonwood Dr., Pemberton, BC
Pemberton’s Ryan River along with many other free flowing rivers in BC face pressure
from large-scale, fast-paced hydro power development.
The BC Creek Protection Society and a special guest speaker will present and discuss
potential impacts of hydropower development in the Pemberton area and in British
Guest Speaker: Gwen Barlee, Western Canada Wilderness Committee
The presentations will be aimed at educating the public on proposed Independent Power Projects in the Sea to Sky corridor.
These local projects will also be shown in a broader context of independent hydroelectric development occurring across the entire province.
An invitation is extended to the Lil’wat First Nation, N’Quatqua First Nation, Samahquan First Nation, Skatin First Nation, Douglas First Nation and any other interested parties.
7:00-9:00 PM: Presentations, public Q & A