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Wet’suwet’en say they are on board for ability to improve their community
VANCOUVER — First Nations’ support for LNG projects is mounting in northern B.C., the location of three of the leading mega-projects that would export gas to new markets in Asia.
Eight northern B.C. First Nations have now signed revenue-sharing agreements with the B.C. government or benefit agreements with the companies proposing the projects, according to a review by The Vancouver Sun.
That accounts for support from about 40 per cent of the approximately 20 First Nations affected by the LNG plants on the northwest coast or along the pipelines that originate in northeast B.C.
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