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Ottawa pumps $275 million in LNG Canada infrastructure – JWN

June 26, 2019

Ottawa will spend $220 million to help fund energy efficient gas turbines for the LNG Canada project.

The federal government announced the funding on Monday, along with another $55 million to replace the Haisla Bridge in Kitimat.

The turbines will cut both greenhouse gas emissions and fuel use, while the new bridge will support and service increased traffic in the region, the government said.

“The Government of Canada is proud to support this historic $40 billion project that will get our resources to new markets, diversify our trade, grow our economy and create middle-class jobs for Canadians, including First Nations and other communities in northern British Columbia,” said Finance Minister Bill Morneau, who made the announcement in Kitimat.

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