It's no surprise to anyone who has visited Surrey in the past few years that the area is experiencing rapid growth, and electricity demand in the city is expected to grow another 35% in the next decade. That's why we're adding a new substation in Fleetwood. A narrow Richmond park that sits under power lines just got a dramatic facelift – in form of a huge patch of wildflowers – that will be a boost to bees that need all the help they can get. Also this week, BC Hydro responds to a statement by the Royal Society of Canada about Site C.
BC Hydro has fired back against the Royal Society of Canada, saying it has no record of the Society taking part in the exhaustive environmental process completed in 2014. Learn more at energeticcity.ca
Cranbrook secondary students got hands-on experience practising safety and trades skills with our team. Teens attended Project Heavy Duty where they tried out some of the duties performed by our linemen while getting an inside look at a potential career path.