BIV on Roundhouse August 21: Former BC Hydro CEO says ratepayers can't afford Site C

Construction on the North Bank of BC Hydro's Site C Clean Energy Project in January, 2017. | Jonny Wakefield

On the latest show, the former president and CEO of BC Hydro explains why he's calling the final investment decision on Site C “reckless and irresponsible”. Marc Eliesen discusses his submission to the BC Utilities Commission’s Site C inquiry with co-hosts Kirk LaPointe and Hayley Woodin.

They want to invest in real estate, but don’t see how they can. Real estate advisor Adil Dinani breaks down the findings of Royal LePage’s first Peak Millennial Report, and what it means when a generation struggles to buy into a market.

Rocky Ozaki, vice-president of community at the BC Tech Association and co-founder of Now Innovation, explores the gig economy, and how it will disrupt workforces and workplaces.

Recent research from the University of British Columbia and Stanford University has found that half of startup unicorns are significantly overvalued – so what about businesses under a billion? The mergers and acquisitions team from Renaissance Group discusses the ins and outs of valuation.

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