News for December 2021

John Hart Dam seismic upgrade: Up to $822 million, six years of work to help secure Island power generation

B.C. Hydro is seeking bids for the seismic upgrade project at Campbell River’s John Hart Dam, which could cost up to $822 million. “This is an important project for the Campbell River area,” Energy Minister Bruce Ralston said in a statement Friday. “It will provide benefits to the local economy, for public safety and for clean electricity generation.”