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LNG fuels housing price boom in northwestern B.C.

The possibility of exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) has fueled excitement in three resource-dependent communities in northwestern British Columbia, sending prices for single-family detached homes soaring.

With assessed values for detached houses having more than doubled in Kitimat over a three-year period, this increase arose during the expansion of Rio Tinto Alcan’s aluminum smelter and speculation about LNG projects.