January 20, 2014
Construction of the Box Canyon Hydro Project, a run of the river hydro project in the McNab Valley is scheduled to get underway spring 2014 and continue for the next 16 months. The project has received the required approvals and this is the final step before construction of the plant can begin.
The application for the permit to construct is before the Sunshine Coast Regional District and information about this application and the implications this will have on the area is outlined in the planner’s report: 2013-Dec-19 PDC report TUP F-01 with attach (2). A public meeting was held in Gibsons on Tuesday January 21st, 2014. The Future of Howe Sound Society submitted comments following the meeting Box Canyon TUP Application Comments.