BC Premier Christy Clark says her government remains confident that an agreement for a proposed liquefied natural gas project near Prince Rupert can be reached.
The Lax Kw’alaams band appears poised to reject a billion-dollar deal for the Pacific NorthWest LNG project after two of three votes saw unanimous opposition.
Clark says bumps in the road are to be expected.
Tuesday is the final day of voting by the 3700-member band.
The Lax Kw’alaams Chief and Council will make the final decision on the agreement.