A majority of British Columbians say they support developing a liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry in British Columbia , according to polling by the Mustel Group commissioned by the BC LNG Alliance.
In regions polled, there is strong support for LNG. Support for LNG northern British Columbia is at 73 per cent and in central B.C., support is at 71 per cent. In southern British Columbia, including Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island, support for LNG is at 55 per cent.
In northern B.C., just 15 per cent of those polled said they are opposed to LNG. In central B.C., opposition is down 12 percent from February 2019 to 17 per cent. In southern B.C. opposition is down 5 percent to 26 per cent from February 2019. The remainder of those polled said they are neutral and a small percentage (less than 5 percent) are undecided.