Canada’s liquefied natural gas industry expected to create new job opportunities: experts

The report analyzes the economic impact the LNG industry would have across the country

via Canadian Manufacturing

VANCOUVER — A new Conference Board of Canada Report estimates that the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry in British Columbia could create 96,550 new jobs, boost total wages in Canada by over $6 billion, and increase Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP) by $11 billion every year.

“Canada’s LNG industry holds potential economic benefits for Canada,” said Roger Francis, director of sustainability at The Conference Board of Canada, in a prepared statement. “Under the scenario researched by the Conference Board of Canada, thousands of well-paying jobs could be created and billions of dollars in new revenue could be realized by governments across the country.”

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Crissy Wright is the Community Facilitator at the Manufacturing Innovation Network (MIN).

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