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Liquified natural gas also an important part of our energy future

Missing from your recent "Energy Policy Briefing" (The Hill Times, June 6) was the crucially important role liquified natural gas (LNG) will play in helping maintain Canada's natural gas supply--If, that is, we build the LNG receiving terminals so desperately needed on our coasts. While the Repsol (Spain)/Irving Oil (New Brunswick) deal just concluded for an LNG re-gasification plant near Saint John is a step in the right direction, more is needed. Canadian LNG projects now on the drawing board would supply more than twice the daily gas deliveries that we expect from the Mackenzie Delta and could be available for consumers three to five years sooner than that Arctic gas. LNG importation will give us access to the enormous pool of world gas resources, something that Japan and Europe already enjoy.

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Liquified natural gas also an important part of our energy future

Missing from your recent "Energy Policy Briefing" (The Hill Times, June 6) was the crucially important role liquified natural gas (LNG) will play in helping maintain Canada's natural gas supply--If, that is, we build the LNG receiving terminals so desperately needed on our coasts. While the Repsol (Spain)/Irving Oil (New Brunswick) deal just concluded for an LNG re-gasification plant near Saint John is a step in the right direction, more is needed. Canadian LNG projects now on the drawing board would supply more than twice the daily gas deliveries that we expect from the Mackenzie Delta and could be available for consumers three to five years sooner than that Arctic gas. LNG importation will give us access to the enormous pool of world gas resources, something that Japan and Europe already enjoy.

  
Parliamentary Calendar
Thursday, May 28, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Canadian talent centre stage at SOCAN Hill reception May 19, 2015

The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
The crowd dancing and singing along to Alex Nevsky's performance, in the Aboriginal Peoples Committee room.
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Liberal MP Stéphane Dion, SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, President of the SOCAN Board of Directors Stan Meissner, and SOCAN Chief Quebec Affairs Officer Geneviève Côté, pictured May 12 at the event.
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Conservative MP Gord Brown, chair of the House Canadian Heritage Committee.
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NDP MPs Rathika Sitsabaiesan and Pierre Nantel take a selfie during the concert.
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Canadian performing artist Sarah Slean.
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DFATD Director General Marcel Lebleu, Environics Communications' Louis-Charles Roy, Alex Nevsky, and ESDC's Philippe Bernier-Arcand.
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Back Row: Stéphane Dion, Sarah Slean, Mr. Brown, Eric Baptiste, Pierre Nantel, Stan Meissner, James Cowan. Front Row: Marc Ouellette, Geneviève Côté, Alex Nevsky, Laurence Lafond-Beaulne, and Gabriel Gratton.
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Gabriel Gratton, Laurence Lafond-Beaulne, and Alex Nevsky performing.
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Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, SOCAN's Geneviève Côté, and Liberal MP Mark Eyking.
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Sarah Slean and NDP MP Tyrone Benskin.
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Conservative MP Terrence Young, SOCAN's Stan Meissner, and Eric Baptiste.
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Tom Mulcair's current, and former chiefs of staff Alain Gaul and Raoul Gébert, with SOCAN's Eric Baptiste.
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Sen. Cowan, Sarah Slean, and Stan Meissner.
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Environics Communications' Alex Bushell, with NDP MPs Carol Hughes and Djaouida Sellah.
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Alex Nevsky and Environics Communications' Greg MacEachern.

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