BEC / APR / 2019

By Anna Guy A s the population of British Columbia grows, so does the need for more electric- ity. Statistics Canada predicts an additional 1 million people will call BC home in the next 20 years who will all need electricity to power their lives. To meet this demand and economic expansion, BC Hydro is currently building a third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River in northeast B.C. For generations, British Columbians has relied on hydroelectricity for a clean and reliable source, and this latest proj- ect is slated to provide renewable and affordable electricity for the next century. 52 BUSINESS ELITE CANADA | APRIL 2019