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02 April 2019

Al Hudec assists leadership of Gitxaala in negotiating a $57M LNG benefits agreement with BC Gov’t

Farris Partner Al Hudec, counsel for Gitxaala First Nation, assisted leadership of the Gitxaala Nation in reaching LNG benefits agreements with the Province of British Columbia .  The Agreements will provide initial funding to assist the nation in preparing for and managing LNG development. A total of $57 million for the Gitxaala over four years will be used to grow capacity, improve ferry service, develop community infrastructure and create a legacy fund. When signing the Agreements, Gitxaala Chief Clifford White stated that: “These are truly legacy partnership agreements for our children’s children who are yet to be born. A lot of hard work and effort has taken place by our members and the hereditary table to ensure community well-being.” For further information on this story, click here.


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