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​Squamish proposes climate emergency conditions on Woodfibre LNG

Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 6:07 AM MDT

The District of Squamish is considering a motion to declare the Woodfibre LNG project is not welcome unless the project…

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Woodfibre LNG construction delayed

Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 2:44 PM MDT

The start of construction on the Woodfibre LNG project has been delayed in part due to COVID-19.Uncertainty and work stoppages…

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​District of Squamish provides feedback on Woodfibre floatel application

Thursday, December 19, 2019, 5:19 PM MST

The District of Squamish council has raised several questions about Woodfibre LNG's application to house its construction workforce in a…

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Squamish council chides Woodfibre LNG for lack of consultation

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 7:20 AM MDT

During the first council meeting after summer break, Squamish, B.C. council members and staff criticized Woodfibre LNG for what both…

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Potential customer for Woodfibre LNG walks away

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 7:18 AM MDT

The dissolution of an agreement between Woodfibre LNG and a potential client has local Squamish activists crowing that the controversial…

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Woodfibre LNG purchases major equipment, feds to waive duties on fabricated steel

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 7:22 AM MDT

The Woodfibre LNG project has ordered a central piece of equipment as it continues to work toward a final investment…

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​FortisBC considers second move of site for Woodfibre LNG pipeline compressor station

Wednesday, July 31, 2019, 7:18 AM MDT

For a second time, FortisBC is looking at moving the location of a key compressor station for the natural gas…

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Woodfibre LNG clears another hurdle with approval from BC Oil and Gas Commission

Thursday, July 4, 2019, 7:22 AM MDT

Woodfibre LNG has made it over another hurdle in its path to being operational.The BC Oil and Gas Commission has…

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Woodfibre LNG rents out Squamish building for future workers

Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 7:22 AM MDT

Woodfibre LNG has confirmed it has secured housing for its workers in one of three buildings currently under construction in…

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Woodfibre LNG seeks regulatory amendment to enable pulp mill remediation

Thursday, May 30, 2019, 7:21 AM MDT

Woodfibre LNG is seeking what is called a "simple amendment" to its Environmental Assessment Certificate to more broadly define the…

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Editorial: Squamish lucky to escape the ire on Whistler after oil letter — this time

Friday, January 4, 2019, 7:22 AM MST

This article was originally published on Jan. 2, 2019 in the Squamish Chief in its weekly editorial that represents the…

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​Deal between Squamish Nation and Woodfibre LNG worth over $1.1 billion

Friday, November 30, 2018, 7:13 AM MST

The impact benefit agreement between the Squamish Nation and Woodfibre LNG is worth more than $1.1 billion. This figure came…

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