Blog: Canada’s slow waltz on LNG

Councillor Erwin Tom of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation looks at how long (and long, and long) it takes to get an LNG project through government hoops.

Haisla Nation supports LNG

Haisla Chief Councillor Crystal Smith tells BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver why her nation supports responsible LNG development. . . .


Former Terasen Gas CEO Randy Jespersen is named executive chair of @SteelheadLNG #LNGinBC #bcpoli #FirstNations

#FirstNations will be consulted in #BC's new study of the impact of #fracking to extract #naturalgas. and #LNGinBC #bcpoli #Indigenous

.@Haisla_Nation Chief Councillor Crystal Smith tells #BCGreens leader @AJWVictoriaBC why the Haisla support #LNG. On our Facebook page:
(Meanwhile, Shell says LNG Canada will name its prime contractor in April.) #LNGinBC #bcpoli #cdnpoli

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The First Nations LNG Alliance is a collective of First Nations who are participating in, and supportive of, sustainable and responsible LNG development in BC.


The Alliance is working to:

  • Increase positive LNG dialogue in First Nations communities
  • Communicate First Nations messages directly to First Nations audiences
  • Communicate balanced LNG information
  • Provide a venue for pro-development nations to interact, share knowledge and resources
  • Discuss environmental issues and priorities

Ultimately, the Alliance has been formed to provide education and information to nations around our province as they consider economic and resource development opportunities when it concerns LNG projects in their territories.

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To act as an advocate on behalf of First Nations. In order to do this we provide research and in-depth insight into the many issues and concerns surrounding LNG development in BC. We also seek to connect people with resources, information, support and materials to inform themselves and their members.