BC Hydro invites City to join Site C Liaison Committee

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — According to correspondence received by the City published to the regular council meeting’s agenda on Feb. 22, 2016, BC Hydro invited the City of Fort St. John to participate in a new Regional Community Liaison Committee for Site C by choosing a representative from council to join.The letter, sent by Environmental, Aboriginal Relations and Public Affairs Director of Site C Edie Thome, was addressed to City Manager Dianne Hunter.The committee will be “a representative advisory forum for local, regional and provincial elected officials to receive information about project construction, and to bring forward interests, issues and concerns about the project for BC Hydro’s consideration and response.”- Advertisement -Thome wrote that the committee would meet regularly during construction of Site C, in addition to BC Hydro’s plans to meet with municipalities to implement ‘individual community measures agreements.’Invitations were sent out to regional mayors, local MLAs, and the Peace River Regional District’s board of directors.The first meeting, slated to take place tomorrow as per the letter, will develop a Terms of Reference for the committee, and discuss topics including but not limited to committee members, role of technical advisors, chair or co-chair roles and responsibilities, meeting frequency and location, reporting, record-keeping, and public communications.Advertisementlast_img read more

Go back to the enewsletter The glamping trend is a

first_imgGo back to the enewsletterThe glamping trend is about to blow up in the Maldives, as the Indian Ocean’s grooviest getaway, Finolhu, unveils a stunning new ‘Beach Bubble’ tent – the first of its kind in the archipelago – on a secluded stretch of its Fish & Crab Shack sandbank. The transparent inflatable bubble is a unique, inspiring environment where guests can enjoy an incredible, closer-to-nature experience, without compromising on high-spec design and creature comforts.Located in a secluded spot along Finolhu’s 1.5-kilometre-long sandpit, far from the buzz of the island’s 1 OAK Beach Club, the Beach Bubble is available exclusively for incredibly romantic, one-night-only ‘Dream Eclipse’ experiences under the stars. After a lunch at the Fish & Crab Shack, a short sunset stroll leads guests to their very own Bubble Beach hideaway where they can chill out, enjoy a beach barbecue with a Maldivian twist, and then retreat into their private bubble for an unforgettable night under endless stars. On waking from this dreamlike experience, guests can watch the sun climb into the sky as they linger over breakfast at the water’s edge.Constructed using super-strong, high-tech polyester fabric, Eye In The Sky’s pioneering Bubble Tent provides a UV-protected, fully waterproof, climate-controlled cocoon that offers guests a uniquely immersive nature experience. The interiors feature custom-fitted wooden floors and bespoke furnishings, and a separate adjoining bubble bathroom with toilet and shower.Finolhu’s exclusive ‘Dream Eclipse’ experience costs US$600++ per couple, including one night in the Beach Bubble (sunset to sunrise, from 7pm to 9am), a private beach barbecue and private waterside breakfast at Bubble Beach.Visit www.finolhu.comGo back to the enewsletterlast_img read more