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Catalogue Number:  CPI013
Producer:  Canazwest
Subject:  Canadian Social Studies, Environmental Studies, First Nations Studies, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2012
Running Time:  25:00
Closed Captions:  Yes

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During the 1970s, the Site C Dam mega-project was planned by BC Hydro. It is a project that would involve submerging around 4,500 hectares of Class 1 farmland, including First Nations' territory and various wildlife habitats. This issue has led to a massive debate among the community about the dam, whether it is worth building, and its impending environmental impact on the surrounding ecosystem. We hear many people in the community speak out about where they stand on the idea of the dam being built in the Peace River area.

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