FortisBC signs deal with Snuneymuxw First Nation for LNG facility


Snuneymuxw First Nation will support natural gas company FortisBC in the development of British Columbia’s first LNG facility, Tilbury Projects.

A first nation residing in the centre of Coast Salish territory on the eastern coast of Vancouver Island, Snuneymuxw has committed to supporting Tilbury Projects and participating in regulatory processes.

The agreement also ensures FortisBC is supporting Snuneymuxw’s community members through educational opportunities, relevant training, and continued investments in the community.

Mike Wyse, Chief of Snuneymuxw, said the deal respects the Snuneymuxw’s aboriginal and treaty rights within its traditional territory and water.

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