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Northern Lodge Owner Priced Out From Power Grid: ‘It’s Short-sighted’ (The Tyee)

The new Northwest Transmission Line passes a few hundred metres from the Bell 2 Lodge, but part-owner Mike Watling says BC Hydro is making it far too expensive for him to hook up to the electric system.

Watling's MLA Doug Donaldson, who represents Stikine for the New Democratic Party, says the situation is "ludicrous" and part of a pattern of the BC Liberal government neglecting major parts of the economy.

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