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Before there was Woodfibre, there was Swiy̓át

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Jun 28, 2024
Before there was Woodfibre, there was Swiy̓át
Woodfibre LNG took its name from its immediate predecessor, the old Woodfibre pulp mill that operated on the site throughout most of the 20th century and eventually closed in 2006. But for centuries before the former Woodfibre pulp mill was built, the site was known by a different name: Swiy̓át, a village of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh […]
Creating Careers through Woodfibre LNG’s Operator Training Program

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Jun 25, 2024
Creating Careers through Woodfibre LNG’s Operator Training Program
To help maximize training and employment opportunities with the Squamish Nation, Woodfibre LNG has partnered with the Nation to develop its Operator Training Program – a unique opportunity for Squamish Nation members interested in a career with Woodfibre LNG to meet program entry criteria – and receive career training without the financial and other barriers associated with many post-secondary programs.
Navigating Gender and Cultural Safety in Industry: A Personal Journey and Broader Implications

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May 27, 2024
Navigating Gender and Cultural Safety in Industry: A Personal Journey and Broader Implications
Toni Dumais, a member of the Woodfibre LNG Gender Safety Advisory Committee, discusses how initiatives like this one are paving the way for a more inclusive and equitable future.
Practice Makes Perfect – Investing in medical training with the Squamish Hospital Foundation

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May 16, 2024
Practice Makes Perfect – Investing in medical training with the Squamish Hospital Foundation
Woodfibre LNG is supporting the long-term health of the community by working with the Squamish Hospital Foundation to invest in medical devices and infrastructure, like the pediatric Sim doll or the new CT scanner for the Squamish General Hospital while providing lasting benefits for residents of the Sea to Sky region.
April Construction Update

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Apr 25, 2024
April Construction Update
Construction at the Woodfibre LNG site continues, focused on work to prepare the site for facility construction later this year, as well as preparatory work to welcome the floatel, which will house 652 non-local workers outside of the community of Squamish.
Navigating Emergencies: Woodfibre LNG Helps Elevate Pemberton Fire Rescue’s Road Rescue Capabilities

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Apr 12, 2024
Navigating Emergencies: Woodfibre LNG Helps Elevate Pemberton Fire Rescue’s Road Rescue Capabilities
Through the Community Partnership Program, Woodfibre LNG was pleased to be able to support the Pemberton Fire Rescue with grant funding to acquire road rope rescue equipment crucial for low-angle situations.
Woodfibre LNG Marine User Group Meeting scheduled for April 18

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Apr 12, 2024
Woodfibre LNG Marine User Group Meeting scheduled for April 18
The meeting is an opportunity to discuss marine updates and any potential issues that may arise during the construction of the Woodfibre LNG facility.
Christine Kennedy: The Woodfibre LNG Project will not impact housing in Squamish

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Mar 22, 2024
Christine Kennedy: The Woodfibre LNG Project will not impact housing in Squamish
Woodfibre LNG president, Christine Kennedy, sets the record straight on Woodfibre LNG’s workforce accommodation strategy.
What’s a floatel? Woodfibre LNG’s answer to workforce accommodation

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Mar 21, 2024
What’s a floatel? Woodfibre LNG’s answer to workforce accommodation
The floatel, expected to arrive at the Woodfibre LNG project site in spring of 2024 where it will remain moored until the completion of construction in 2027, will provide high quality housing to approximately 650 non-local workers during construction of the Project.
Helping to deliver improved health outcomes with the Squamish General Hospital Auxiliary Society

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Mar 19, 2024
Helping to deliver improved health outcomes with the Squamish General Hospital Auxiliary Society
Woodfibre LNG is supporting the long-term health of the Squamish community by investing in medical devices and infrastructure, like fetal heart monitors and the new CT scanner for the Squamish General Hospital.
Inspiring Inclusion: Woodfibre LNG and the Gender Safety Advisory Committee

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Mar 09, 2024
Inspiring Inclusion: Woodfibre LNG and the Gender Safety Advisory Committee
Huy chexw a (thank you) to the women of the Gender Safety Advisory Committee, whose bravery, willingness to tell their personal and family stories, and commitment to forging new norms and standards for gender safety and Indigenous economic participation on industrial projects will change lives here and across the country.
A group that threads the community together: Supporting the Squamish Quilters Guild

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Feb 26, 2024
A group that threads the community together: Supporting the Squamish Quilters Guild
Woodfibre LNG supported the Squamish Quilters' Guild with a donation to help offset their ongoing costs, including storage, batting, fabric, and their monthly workspace at the Sandman Hotel through its Community Partnership program.

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