New Community Engagement Sessions start in February

The new round of Community Engagement Sessions is going to start the third week of February. The rebranding process, new legislation, the proposed LNG project for Sarita Bay and upcoming jobs and training within the Nation are the main topics to be discussed. Therefore, citizens are encouraged to bring any questions or concerns up along the sessions.

Snacks and light refreshments will be provided.

Port Alberni
Monday, February 16th at the Port Alberni Friendship Center from 4 to 7 p.m. It will be followed by dance practice.

Anacla
Tuesday, February 17th at the Anacla Government Office from 2 to 5 p.m. Bamfield residents are welcome to join for the last hour.

Vancouver
Thursday, February 19th at the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre from 3 to 6 p.m.

Nanaimo and Victoria will have drop-in trial sessions that will be continued throughout the year only if the turnout is high.

Nanaimo
Tuesday, February 24th at Acme Food Co., 14 Commercial Street on from 4 to 7 p.m.

Victoria
Wednesday, February 25th at Paul’s Motor Inn Restaurant, 1900 Douglas Street from 4 to 7 p.m.

 

Come to the Regional LNG Energy Seminars featuring Science World B.C.

Save the date! Huu-ay-aht First Nations is planning an excursion for its citizens to Regional LNG Energy Seminars the Vancouver Island Conference Centre in Nanaimo on Tuesday, January 13.

If you are interested in attending (Huu-ay-aht will arrange group transportation from Port Alberni to Nanaimo), please confirm your participation with Brent Ronning, the Coordinator of Secondary and Post-Secondary Education (250-723-0100 x232 or via email at education@huuayaht.org)

What exactly is liquefied natural gas (LNG) and how is it produced? How is British Columbia’s natural gas sector regulated? Why is industry proposing to export natural gas to Asia?

Answers to these questions and more will be provided, across the province, when British Columbia hosts seven LNG energy seminars alongside WorkBC’s Find Your Fit tour.

Interactive displays and unique exhibits will provide information about industry and the science behind LNG, including participation from Science World British Columbia.

Highlights of the event will include:

  • Panel dialogues
  • Science based energy demonstrations presented by Science World British Columbia
  • WorkBC’s Find Your Fit Career Experience
  • LNG-Buy BC

Science World British Columbia, Industry, B.C. Government and Public post-secondary staff will be on-hand to answer questions. LNG-Buy BC representatives will also available to provide information for B.C. businesses who are preparing for the opportunities brought on by the LNG industry.

Resources and information kits will be available to encourage conversation.

Dates and locations of the remaining LNG energy seminars are:

  • Nanaimo, Vancouver Island Conference Centre: January 13 and 14
  • Kamloops, Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre: February 3 and 4

For more information, see LNG-Seminars-Program-Nanaimo(1)