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Pacific NorthWest LNG’s demise is boon for clean growth

By Stephen Hui      

By seizing untapped economic opportunities in all parts of the province, the B.C. government can power up Canada’s clean growth economy and lead the way to the country’s climate targets.

B.C. Premier John Horgan and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured July 25, 2017, on Parliament Hill after the two meet in his Centre Block office. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

VANCOUVER, B.C.—British Columbia’s new government has committed to getting the province back on track to meeting its climate targets. Until last week, the Pacific NorthWest (PNW) LNG project, near Prince Rupert, presented a monumental obstacle to making good on that promise. Indeed, the liquefied natural gas mega-project threatened to be one of the largest carbon polluters in Canada. PNW LNG’s export terminal and associated upstream operations would have made it exceedingly difficult for B.C. to do its fair

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