White Gold: Hydroelectric Power in Canada

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UBC Press, May 1, 2000 - Technology & Engineering - 322 pages
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During the past fifty years, Canadians have seen many of theirwhite-water rivers dammed or diverted to generate electricity primarilyfor industry and export.  The rush to build dams increased utilitydebts, produced adverse consequences for the environment and localcommunities, and ultimately resulted in the layoff of 25,000employees.  White Gold looks at what went wrong withhydro development, with the predicted industrial transformation, withthe timing and magnitude of projects, and with national and regionalinitiatives to link these major projects to a trans-Canada power grid.
  

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Abbreviations
1
for a national power network
13
Avoiding National Power
23
Niagara Power Repatriation Ontario
55
Distinct Interconnections
77
The Churchill Power Trap Newfoundland
108
Nelson River Power Manitoba
138
Peace Pulp and Power Hunger British Columbia
174
Review and Resistance
211
Appendices
235
Consumption of electricity in manufacturing industries in Quebec
242
Consumption of electricity in manufacturing industries Newfoundland
246
Consumption of electricity in manufacturing industries by year in
252
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Karl Froschauer teaches in the Department of Sociologyand Anthropology at Simon Fraser University.

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