Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Business News

The LNG Boom 

Join MLA Martin and guest speaker at Bozzini's June 24

Released by Desmond Devnich PA to MLA John Martin


he development of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry will create opportunities for business throughout British Columbia, including the Fraser Valley, said Chilliwack MLA John Martin.

Through the LNG-Buy B.C. program, our government plans to help B.C. companies make sure they have the opportunity to supply the industry as it expands in the coming years. 


Martin is inviting the public to learn more about B.C.ís LNG industry at an event with guest speaker and fellow MLA for Peace River South, Mike Bernier. A former mayor of Dawson Creek, Bernier worked for 20 years in the LNG industry and will share his views on how B.C. businesses can position themselves to benefit.

This is a free event and open to the public, though RSVPís are required via email here.

Where: Bozziniís Restaurant, 45739 Hocking Avenue
When: June 24 at 6:00 pm.

LNG in B.C. is expected to create up to $1 trillion in economic activity and as many as 100,000 jobs in B.C. over the next 30 years. Our government is working to ensure the entire B.C. business community will be able to participate fully.

Visit here to learn more.


About MLA Mike Bernier (Peace River South)
Before being elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Mike served as Mayor of Dawson Creek. He was first elected Mayor in 2008 and was re-elected in 2011, and also served as a Dawson Creek City Councillor from 2005 to 2008.

Mike is the Past President of the North Central Local Government Association. He has also served on the Peace River Regional District, the B.C. Mayors Climate Leadership Council, the Community Energy Association, the Council of Resource Community Mayors, Northeast Regional Advisory Committee, Site C Regional and Local Government Liaison Committee, Northern Development Initiative Trust, and the South Peace Economic Development Commission.

Mike has lived in Dawson Creek since 1993 and has 20 years of experience in the natural gas industry.



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