Nisga'a Nation prepares to purchase natural gas pipeline project


Last updated 3/26/2024 at 8:45am

CALGARY, Alb.—The Nisga'a Nation in northwestern British Columbia is partnering with a Texas-based firm, Western LNG, to buy the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission project from Calgary-based TC Energy Corp.

"Today is a historic day for the Nisga'a Nation and represents a sea change in major industrial development in this country," said Eva Clayton, president of the Nisga'a Lisims government, in a news release.

"In taking an equal ownership role in this pipeline, we are signalling a new era for Indigenous participation in the Canadian economy."

The Prince Rupert Gas Transmission project is a permit...

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