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The area of the Peace River just down the river where the proposed Site C Hydro Development Dam would be built near Fort St. John on January 17, 2013.
The area of the Peace River just down the river where the proposed Site C Hydro Development Dam would be built near Fort St. John on January 17, 2013.
(Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail)

Will Ottawa side with First Nations and block B.C. dam?

Officials from the B.C. and federal governments are preparing a final sales pitch to First Nations on the proposed Site C dam to be delivered next month. Both levels of government are obliged to meet with the aboriginal communities who live, hunt and fish in the path of the proposed hydroelectric dam, but only one level of government has a strong agenda to get to “yes” on the project.