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Landscape lumber seen as promising export

Source: Vancouver Sun, January 30, 2008

VANCOUVER – British Columbia lumber producers – long reliant on American housing industry’s demand for two-by-fours – are turning to the growing sophistication of landscaped parks in China as a promising alternative market…

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BC Coastal Forest Industry Taps $1.5 Billion Market in China

Source: Coast Forest Products Association, January 29, 2008

VANCOUVER, BC – B.C.’s coastal forest industry is tapping into a new market in China for treated outdoor wood products that could be worth $1.5 billion a year by 2010.

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Forestry industry puts on brave face

Source: Lake Cowichan Gazette, January 25, 2008

VANCOUVER – “As this report is written, British Columbia’s forest industry is reeling from new U.S. trade actions against Canadian Lumber…”. So begins UBC resource expert Dr. Peter Pearse in his assessment of “an industry in crisis” in November 2001…

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B.C. forest crisis prompts regulatory review

Source: Lake Cowichan Gazette, January 22, 2008

VANCOUVER ISLAND – On a day when two more mill closures were announced in Fort Nelson, Premier Gordon Campbell launched a new review of forest regulations aimed at helping the ailing industry…..

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Premier Announces New Forestry Measures

Source: Province of British Columbia – Office of the Premier
January 18, 2008

VANCOUVER, BC – The Province will appoint a Working Roundtable on Forestry, conduct a review of government’s forest regulations and provide new financial supports for forestry workers…

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Report raps logging practice

Source: Vancouver Sun, January 17, 2008

VANCOUVER – An investigation by the watchdog Forest Practice Board has revealed that logging companies are high-grading cedar and spruce on B.C.’s north and central coast…..

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Forest plan draws loggers’ wrath

Source: Vancouver Sun, January 16, 2008

VANCOUVER – Coastal logging contractors said Tuesday that Victoria’s forest revitalization plan transferred too much control to major forest companies…..

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