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Monthly Archives: September 2007

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Forest firms want change; Businesses need to adapt as economy, market changes

Source: The Nanaimo Daily News, September 26, 2007

VANCOUVER ISLAND – Coastal forestry companies insist changes must happen to keep the industry viable….

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Yelling timber; the forest industry at stake

Source: The Nanaimo Daily News, September 26, 2007

VANCOUVER ISLAND – The old saying is that there are two sides to every story….and the truth is somewhere in the middle….

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Forestry strike about lifestyle

Source: Parksville Qualicum Beach News, September 25, 2007

VANCOUVER ISLAND – There’s little sign of any breakthrough to end the coastal forestry strike now into its second month….

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Coast’s role shrinking in the world of wood

Source: Cowichan Valley Citizen, September 19, 2007

COWICHAN BAY – Staying competitive in an unequal world is the challenge facing B.C.’s Coastal forest industry, Russ Taylor, International Wood Markets Group, told a meeting of politicians and industry executives at Cowichan Bay last week….

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Taking the strain

Source: Business in Vancouver, The BLUE edition, September 19, 2007

VANCOUVER – B.C.’s forest industry is battling on several fronts, and investment at home and in key foreign growth markets is proving increasingly crucial….

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Future of our Forests Up for Local Debate

Source: Cowichan News Leader Pictoral, September 12, 2007

COWICHAN BAY – The future of an industry was a hot topic during a meeting between forestry executives and community leaders in Cowichan Bay yesterday…

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Island Mayors Get Course in Troubled Forest Industry

Source: Vancouver Sun, September 12, 2007

VICTORIA – Vancouver Island mayors got a crash course in the troubled forest industry with a day-long seminar held Tuesday in Cowichan Bay…

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Log Exports and Water Quality are Lightning Rods

Source: Vancouver Sun, September 11, 2007

PORT ALBERNI – Timberland fragmentation and ‘global markets’ also conspire against sustainability…

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Forest Strike is a Fight for Control

Source: Vancouver Sun, September 8, 2007

PORT ALBERNI – Workers say their lives are being dragged down in pursuit of bottom line, as companies insist they must stay competative…

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Forestry Execs and Community Leaders Discuss Future of Coastal Forestry

Source: Coast Forest Products Association, September 7, 2007

VANCOUVER, BC – Forestry executives and community leaders are gathering in Cowichan Bay for a briefing session on the future of forestry on the coast, co-hosted by Coast Forest Products Association and Forestry Innovation Investment (FII)…

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