At every stop in northern B.C. during this election campaign, Liberal Leader Christy Clark has taken the opportunity to tout the promise of liquefied natural gas. It’s why she came to this small coastal hamlet, where a new elementary school has been opened in the expectation that the community will soon be bustling with construction of an LNG facility. It was her message in Terrace and Fort St. John and Dawson Creek: the industry will deliver a bonanza of revenues that will pay off the provincial debt, create a dividend fund for the north, and more.
Energy Minister Rich Coleman says he now sees 10 potential LNG export terminals dotting the coast, with four new applications in Prince Rupert, plus the six earlier proposals for the Kitimat area.
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