LNG in British Columbia with Rich Coleman
February 7, 2019 – 7:30 am to 10:30 am
Cascade Casino Coast Hotel
20393 Fraser Hwy, Langley, BC
As the former Minister of Natural Gas Development, Rich Coleman will provide a detailed background on the LNG Canada agreement and discuss its implications for British Columbia and Canada:
- Economic, environmental, legislative and socio-cultural impacts of the agreement
- What does B.C. anticipate doing with the revenue?
- How is the federal government involved?
Mr. Rich Coleman, MLA Langley East
MLA Langley East (1996-present) and previously the Leader of the Official Opposition (2017-2018), former Deputy Premier, Minister of Natural Gas Development and Minister responsible for Housing (2013 to 2017).
Mr. Coleman began his political career as an Official Opposition critic on housing and forests and served as Caucus whip. He also served as a member of various Cabinet Committees including: vice-chair of the Cabinet Working Group on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and the Priorities and Planning Committee and was a member of the Treasury Board, the Cabinet Committee on Strong Economy, the Environment and Land Use Committee, and the Cabinet Working Group on Climate Leadership.
Before entering public life, Mr. Coleman was the governor of the BC Kinsmen, president of the Aldergrove Chamber of Commerce, and a director on several volunteer boards.
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Location: Cascade Casino Coast Hotel in Langley