Apr 27
2016

Strong First Nations support for pipeline projects for LNG  

Support for the liquefied natural gas industry is growing among First Nations in northern B.C. To date, the Province has signed a total of 62 pipeline benefits agreements with 29 of 32 eligible First Nations (more than 90%) that are located along four proposed natural gas pipeline projects: Pacific Trail Pipeline, Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project, Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project, and the Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission Project.

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Apr 20
2016

McLeod Lake Indian Band signs LNG benefits agreements  

The McLeod Lake Indian Band, a Treaty 8 First Nation located 140 kilometres north of Prince George, has signed two agreements with the provincial government that will provide direct benefits to the community through further development of British Columbia’s emerging liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry.

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Apr 20
2016

LNG moves ahead for West Moberly First Nations  

West Moberly First Nations are partnering with the provincial government to ensure that their community benefits from the prosperity the emerging liquefied natural gas industry (LNG) is bringing to the North.

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Apr 11
2016

Japan trip strengthens B.C.’s natural gas prospects  

Minister of Natural Gas Development Rich Coleman has completed a business-development trip to help strengthen British Columbia’s working relationship with liquefied natural gas (LNG) partners headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Apr 6
2016

BC Hydro awards contract for Site C turbines and generators  

The Site C Clean Energy Project reached another important milestone with the award of the turbines and generators contract to Voith Hydro Inc.

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Apr 5
2016

Premier announces spring trade mission to Asia  

Premier Christy Clark will be advancing export and investment opportunities in key sectors such as technology and innovation, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and international education on her upcoming spring trade mission to South Korea, the Philippines and Japan.

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Mar 18
2016

$2 million for urban-Aboriginal skills training  

Reducing barriers and enhancing access to training and jobs is behind a new partnership with the B.C. Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres that will serve more than 1,000 Aboriginal people over the next three years.

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Mar 16
2016

Report increases British Columbia’s natural gas supply  

A new assessment released indicates British Columbia’s natural gas resources are larger than previously estimated.

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Mar 14
2016

Metlakatla signs LNG benefits agreements  

Metlakatla First Nation has signed two pipeline benefits agreements with the provincial government that will provide direct benefits to the community as a result of B.C.’s developing liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry.

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Mar 9
2016

Amendments strengthen oil and gas safety oversight  

The Minister of Natural Gas Development Rich Coleman, introduced amendments that will streamline safety oversight over oil and gas facilities, including liquefied natural gas facilities.

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