That would result in a pipeline up to 48 inches in diameter, extending about 305 kilometres, and delivering natural gas to the existing NGTL system. 

In support of the project, TransCanada is touting the local and aboriginal business opportunities and annual tax revenues. 

The first of the town hall meetings will be held in Fort St. John on August 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Pomeroy Sport Centre. The other two are scheduled for the 13th and 14th of next month at the same time, with the first one in the Community Centre in Hudson’s Hope, and the second at the Recreation Centre in Chetwynd. 

For more information, the public’s invited to call 1-855-895-8753 or to forward an e-mail inquiry to