The Squamish Nation in BC has approved a major industrial project to support the Woodfibre LNG natural gas pipeline. It has taken the Squamish Nation five years to complete the agreement.
The Squamish First Nation has approved a benefits agreement with Woodfibre LNG in which the First Nation would receive over $225 million in cash over 40 years. The Squamish First Nation's council voted eight to six to support the project.
The British Columbia government is offering a variety of subsidies to LNG Canada. Woodfibre LNG is moving forward near Squamish.
Premier Christy Clark announced that local First Nations leadership is supportive of the Woodfibre Liquified Natural Gas terminal project proposed for a location outside Squamish.