FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Heading into the New Year, we’re focusing on a series of stories likely to dominate the news in this area in 2016.
Chief among them is the economy, especially as it relates to the development of a liquefied natural gas industry, and the 21 proposed facilities now associated with it.
However, not everybody views LNG development like Premier Christy Clark and her government — and among the critics she’s facing are those with natural gas extraction fracking concerns.
The province also continues to connect global climate change positives with LNG development, and given its increased power demands, the completion of the Site C hydro-electric dam project.