I love British Columbia and I want to protect what makes it so special – for now and for the future.
BC Hydro has used regulatory accounts since the early 1990s. They are normally used to match costs with benefits to customers, capture differences between forecast and actual costs typically related to uncontrollable factors (e.g., variation in water inflows, storm restoration costs) and manage the impacts of accounting changes.
British Columbia has a long history in mining, from the first coal mines on Vancouver Island in the mid-1800s, through the Cariboo gold rush, to the modernized mines of today, mineral exploration and mining have remained a foundational industry of the province.
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