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The Issues with Pacific Northwest LNG in BC

VANCOUVER / COAST SALISH TERRITORY — All signs point to Canada’s government announcing its decision on the fate of the Petronas-backed Pacific NorthWest LNG project by October.

In advance of this important regulatory milestone, the public and media are invited to a web and telephone forum on liquefied natural gas development in British Columbia.

During the one-hour event, speakers from across B.C. will discuss key concerns surrounding PNW LNG and other projects, including First Nations rights and impacts, climate change, fracking, economics and salmon. A Q&A session will follow.

The Issues With PNW LNG in B.C. is presented by the Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition.

Participation is free of charge, but online registration is required.

The Issues With PNW LNG in B.C.
Description: Public web and telephone forum on the Pacific NorthWest LNG project
Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time: 7 p.m. (PDT) / 10 p.m. (EDT)

Speakers and topics:

  • Caleb Behn, University of Victoria law graduate and executive director of Keepers of the Water Society — First Nations impacts
  • David Hughes, earth scientist and president of Global Sustainability Research — Fracking and economics
  • Maximilian Kniewasser, analyst at the Pembina Institute — Climate change
  • Ciara Sharpe, Master of Science candidate in biology at Simon Fraser University — Salmon and science


  • Shannon McPhail, executive director of the Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition
  • Stephen Hui, communications lead at the Pembina Institute


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Shannon McPhail
Executive Director, Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition

Stephen Hui
Communications Lead, Pembina Institute


Infographic: Pacific NorthWest LNG: B.C.’s climate plan fails to limit emissions
Letter: Pacific NorthWest LNG’s carbon pollution under B.C.’s new climate plan
Submission: Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition’s comments to CEAA
Submission: Pacific NorthWest LNG: A serious test of Canada’s climate commitment

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