Question of the Week | Sept. 27

Question of the Week | Sept. 27

Is the high level of regional support of LNG Canada accurate, or has opposition been overlooked?

  • Sep. 26, 2018 5:30 a.m.


BACKGROUND: First Nations who will benefit economically from TransCanada’s planned Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline to feed the pending LNG Canada liquefied natural gas plant at Kitimat have added their worries to the prospect of a federal review of the pipeline.

“The implications and timing of the challenge are really unfortunate,” said Karen Ogen-Toews, CEO of the First Nations LNG Alliance of Smithers about resident Michael Sawyer’s request to the National Energy Board (NEB) that it consider whether it has jurisdiction over the pipeline.

FULL STORY: First Nations also worried about northern B.C. natural gas pipeline challenge