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Oceans Protection Plan to Work with First Nations

  There are numerous management changes on the horizon that will help safeguard B.C.’s oceans, thanks to Canada’s nation-wide Oceans Protection Plan announced in November of 2016. The Oceans Protection Plan will help keep Canadian waters and coasts safe and clean. Under the plan, the Government of Canada will partner…

Job posting: Executive Assistant to the CEO

FIRST NATIONS LNG ALLIANCE JOB POSTING Title:                                       Executive Assistant (EA) Supervisor:                         Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Location:                              Vancouver, BC   Job Description Reporting to the CEO, the EA is responsible for the administration support for the CEO and the First…

LNG Myth Busters – Part 2

  In a recent article, we busted two common myths associated with LNG development: Myth #1: CO2 emissions from LNG are no less than that of coal Myth #2: LNG shipping is dangerous   This week, we’ll be covering some other big myths out there: Myth #3: First Nations do…

Natural Gas and Pipeline Safety

Across B.C. and Canada, natural gas is transported to urban areas for cooking, heat and other domestic uses. Natural gas typically travels from its source to its destination by pipeline, as there are already many existing pipelines in B.C. In addition to being a common energy source for many Canadians,…

LNG Myth Busters: Natural Gas: Clean or Dirty? Part 1

The development of LNG projects has a lot of people talking about the environmental impacts of using natural gas and how it compares to other energy sources. In this two-part series we’ll dig deep into five of the top myths associated with LNG. In the first part, we’ll tackle: Myth…

Huu-ay-aht votes in favour of Sarita LNG

This past week, Huu-ay-aht First Nations citizens voted 70% in favour of developing and co-managing a liquefied natural gas facility with Steelhead LNG. The facility would be located in Sarita Bay, which is on the west coast of Vancouver Island, on traditional Huu-ay-aht territory. They are the first B.C. Nation…

LNG Canada: Project Update

The Final Investment Decision (FID) for the proposed LNG Canada project near Kitimat, was originally expected back in July 2016, but was delayed until the end of 2016 and has still yet to be made. Recently however, LNG Canada has restarted the process of selecting a preferred prime contractor for construction…