February 16, 2015

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February 16, 2015
It's one of the most dangerous jobs in B.C., and it takes a special person to become a Power Line Technician. PLTs do some of the most important work at BC Hydro, and this week, Global BC News Hour chatted with a few of them about their work and why they find it so rewarding. Watch their story. And Business in Vancouver sat down with Executive Vice-President Susan Yurkovich this week to talk about Site C, getting the project approved and how she balances her role at BC Hydro with her family. And finally, we look at one innovative project happening now in Campbell River – construction of the new John Hart Generating Station is well underway.
A look at what it takes to do the 'high-wire act' of being a Power Line Technician

A look at what it takes to do the 'high-wire act' of being a Power Line Technician

They work with high-voltage electricity and answer trouble calls at any hour on holidays and weekends. BC Hydro line crews do some of the most dangerous work in the province, and Global BC's News Hour spent some time to hear from PLTs about why they do what they do.

Watch the story
Work, family mix vital for Site C exec

Work, family mix vital for Site C exec

Susan Yurkovich is the executive vice-president in charge of the Site C Clean Energy Project, and she sat down with Business in Vancouver to reflect on the project and work/life balance. Read more from Business in Vancouver
What Campbell River gets from John Hart project

What Campbell River gets from John Hart project

The $1 billion John Hart Generating Station Replacement is well underway in Campbell River, and the new underground entrances and tunnels are starting to take shape. Learn about the local benefits from the Courier-Islander
Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Construction continues at Ruskin Dam and Powerhouse near Mission. Ruskin has provided clean, reliable power for more than 80 years, and we're working to make it safer, better able to withstand an earthquake, and more efficient.
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