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Initiative to Cancel the Site C Dam Project

Petition status: The initiative petition contains insufficient signatures to proceed further in the initiative petition process.

Initiative petition number: IP-2018-001
Initiative petition title: An initiative to cancel the Site C Dam project
Initiative petition summary: The purpose of the initiative draft Bill is to stop construction of the Site C Dam project currently underway on the Peace River. The draft Bill states that the May 2014 Joint Federal-Provincial Review Panel report on the project was found to have unsupported claims and procedural inconsistencies, and that a November 2017 BC Utilities Commission report concluded that the project is not needed for future energy power in British Columbia. The draft Bill would require the Site C Dam project to be cancelled, and would come into effect on Royal Assent.
Proponent: Ion Delsol Moruso
G.D. Duncan Main, Duncan B.C., V9L 3W9
778-588-5088
Proponent financial agent: Ion Delsol Moruso
G.D. Duncan Main, Duncan B.C., V9L 3W9
778-588-5088
Petition issue date: July 3, 2018
Petition submission date: October 1, 2018
Electoral district thresholds: Electoral district thresholds (PDF)
Initiative petition expenses
limits for proponent:
$1,173,608.17
Opponent registration application deadline: June 4, 2018
Registered
opponents/opponent groups:
None
Opponent financial agents: None
Registered initiative
advertising sponsors:
None
Initiative advertising sponsor expenses limit: $5,000
Financial filing deadline: October 29, 2018
News releases: Application approved for initiative petition to cancel the Site C Dam project
Initiative Petition Issued by Chief Electoral Officer
Initiative to Cancel the Site C Dam Project – Signature Thresholds and Proponent Expenses Limit Established
Initiative application: Application for Initiative Petition
Draft Bill: Site C Dam Project Cancellation Act
Public notice: Public Notice – Recall and Initiative Act
Links: Guide to the Initiative Process
Guide to Initiative Communications
Initiative Petition Canvasser Guide
Media Obligations for Initiative Petitions and Votes
Recall and Initiative Act
Frequently asked initiative questions
Approved Canvassers: Initiative Petition Approved Canvasser Listing for IP-2018-001 (PDF)