Indigenous participation is foundational to Coastal GasLink’s extraordinary legacy. We are excited to further strengthen our project as we proudly announce a new collaboration that will deliver lasting benefits and opportunities for Indigenous and local communities in B.C.
Michels Canada has formalized agreements with economic development corporations from Atsiyan Services LP (Stellat’en First Nation), Kyah Development Corporation. (Witset First Nation), Yinka Dene Economic Development Limited Partnership (Wet’suwet’en First Nation), Natanlii Development Corporation (Skin Tyee Nation), Hunust’ot’en Investment Corporation (Nee Tahi Buhn Band) and Ts’il Kaz Koh Development Corporation (Ts’il Kaz Koh First Nation) to further advance construction from south of Burns Lake to south of Houston in Section 6.
Through continued employment opportunities offered by our Prime contractors, Indigenous workers across the project route are gaining valuable experience working on one of the largest and most complex projects in Canadian history - experience that will contribute to meaningful careers long after project completion
Read our full January construction update.
Coastal GasLink President, Bevin Wirzba spoke at the B.C. Natural Resources Forum alongside LNG Canada CEO Jason Klein. The discussion centered around the opportunity for how Canadian LNG will play a major role in the global energy transition. Together, Coastal GasLink and LNG Canada will provide a responsibly-produced, lower-carbon energy option to replace high emitting options such as coal, bringing down our collective global carbon emissions.