October 31, 2016

This Week at BC Hydro
BC Hydro phone scam continues
 
This Week
The latest news and updates from BC Hydro

October 31, 2016

Hi [first_name],
This week we have a cautionary tale about an ongoing phone scam targeting BC Hydro customers, this time from a restaurant owner in Penticton. After about a decade of considering other options, we've decided to remove the Salmon River diversion dam near Campbell River, a decision that serves the best interests of salmon on the river. And Telus has stepped up to push for longer jail sentences for those convicted of copper theft, a serious cost and safety issue for both Telus and BC Hydro.

'Don't pay anyone in pay cards'

'Don't pay anyone in pay cards'

A Penticton restaurant owner has learned the hard way that a call from a 1-800 number demanding quick payment for a BC Hydro account balance is a long-standing phone scam.

Read the story at globalnews.ca

Fish the big winners in Salmon River plan

Fish the big winners in Salmon River plan

The chair of the Campbell River Salmon Foundation applauds BC Hydro's decision to remove the Salmon River diversion dam. Read more at campbellrivermirror.com


Telus seeks life sentences for major copper theft crimes

Telus seeks life sentences for major copper theft crimes

Copper theft that cost companies an estimated $20 million across Canada last year is not a "victimless crime", says Telus. Read more at vancouversun.com


Our crews were busy repairing extensive damage caused by #BCStorm

Photo of the week

It might only be the end of October, but snow is already falling in the province. This week, BC Hydro's Caribou weather station southeast of Rogers Pass experienced about 20 mm of snow fall in one night.

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