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Coastal Forest Industry committed to continued improvements in safety

Source: Coast Forest Products Association, July 26, 2007

VANCOUVER, BC – Members of the coastal forest industry are disturbed the Steelworkers union is using the issue of safety as a bargaining chip in the current round of labour negotiations…

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Markets lost and gone forever?

Source: Vancouver Sun, July 25, 2007

VICTORIA – The longer the coastal forest industry is shut down by the United Steelworkers strike, the harder it will be to reestablish relationships and rebuild markets, according to industry experts ….

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No quick fix seen to strike by coast forestry workers

Source: Vancouver Sun, July 24, 2007

VANCOUVER – Broken partnership between firms and union hard to repair, expert says….

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Coast forest labour has to do its share

Source: Vancouver Sun, July 17, 2007

VANCOUVER – The current labour negotiations in British Columbia’s coastal forest industry are part of turning around an industry that’s been in decline for more than 15 years….

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Study sees light on B.C. forestry horizon

Source: Business in Vancouver, July 16, 2007

VANCOUVER – Cuts and company retooling needed, but industry scoring successes in tough times….

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Forest firms weigh effect of long strike

Source: Globe and Mail, July 5, 2007

VANCOUVER – With British Columbia’s coastal forest sector falling closer into a strike situation, some producers are wondering if a long shutdown will work in their favour by tightening supplies and raising prices for some products….

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