The Issues With PNW LNG in B.C. forum took place on September 20, 2016.

The Issues With PNW LNG in B.C. Public forum on the Pacific NorthWest LNG project

Sep. 20, 2016 7:00pm PACIFIC TIME, Online / telephone panel - Public event

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The Issues With PNW LNG in B.C.

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Salmon, LNG, and the Skeena Estuary: What are the risks?

Climate implications of Pacific NorthWest LNG

B.C. LNG: Myths and Realities

In the lead-up to the federal government's decision on the Pacific NorthWest LNG project, the public and media were 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. discussed key concerns surrounding PNW LNG and other projects, including First Nations rights and impacts, climate change, fracking, economics and salmon. A Q&A session followed.

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

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

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
  • Karen Tam Wu, director of the buildings and urban solutions program at the Pembina Institute

Read the media advisory: From fracking to fish, public forum takes on LNG issues in northern B.C.

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