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Media Advisory: Initiative to Cancel the Site C Dam Project – Signature Thresholds and Proponent Expenses Limit Established

July 5, 2018

VICTORIA – Elections BC has established the signature thresholds in each of the province’s 87 electoral districts for the initiative petition to cancel the Site C Dam project.

See the electoral district thresholds (PDF). These numbers represent 10% of the registered voters in each electoral district as of July 3, 2018.

The initiative petition expenses limit for the proponent is $1,173,608.17. This amount is based on the total number of registered voters as of July 3, 2018. The initiative advertising expenses limit for registered advertising sponsors is $5,000.

For more information, visit the Elections BC website at

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Andrew Watson
Communications Manager
Elections BC
Phone: 250-387-1709

Elections BC is an independent, non-partisan Office of the Legislature responsible for administering electoral processes in British Columbia in accordance with the Election Act, Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, Recall and Initiative Act and Referendum Act.