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The recent news via the The Prince George Citizen that the population here in Prince George is shrinking is a false number. I would estimate we are closer to 90,000. I would say it is in the best interest of both the Federal and Provincial governments to see the lowering of population through poor counting procedures. The best way for both these governments to reduce their costs via transfer payments to cities is to see to a lower population count which is another way to push expenses down to the city or town.
I would suggest the City of PG looks at what this is costing us by these reduced transfer payments verses the cost to have an accurate count done of our population... The cost to do this may be worth it.
My family has not been contacted in recent memory for a census and wonder how many others have not and/or we may just be too red neck enough to fill out the census. If this is the case the city should put on a campaign to encourage to be involved in the count. How? Well, if it...
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The board that regulates natural-gas exploration and production in Canada has approved its first 40-year export licence to a joint-venture company led by Shell.
The National Energy Board permit will allow LNG Canada to export up to 1,494-billion cubic metres of liquefied natural gas from a terminal that will be located near the B.C. north-coast community of Kitimat.
Until the National Energy Board Act was amended in June 2015, the maximum term length of an export permit was 25 years.

- See more at: http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/news/energy-board-ok-s-its-first-40-year-natural-gas-export-licence-for-lng-canada-1.2146565#sthash.na7xt44Z.dpuf 

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Dean Birks.com

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