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New forests minister faces grim situation

Source: Vancouver Sun, June 24, 2008

It can’t be said that new Forests Minister Pat Bell doesn’t know the issues that afflict his portfolio…

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Forest industry welcomes changes

Source: Nanaimo News Bulletin, June 17, 2008

Changes to the province’s forestry regulations will allow forestry companies to operate more efficiently, but more are needed….

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B.C., feds donate $8m for quake aid

Source: Vancouver Province, June 15, 2008

Money will go toward homes and shelters in China using our lumber…

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B.C. lumber pledged for relief housing in quake-ravaged China

Source: Vancouver Sun, June 14, 2008

B.C. two-by-fours can be in Sichuan Province within days to build new wood-frame homes in the earthquake-ravaged Chinese province after the federal and provincial governments announced an $8-million housing aid program Friday…

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Canada, B.C. Send China $8M for Recovery, Reconstruction

Source: Office of the Premier & Natural Resources Canada, June 13, 2008

VANCOUVER – British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell and the Honourable Gary Lunn, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a two-phase $8-million project to provide temporary and permanent wood-frame buildings to help survivors of the recent earthquake in China.

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Quake victims to get Made-in-B.C. offer

Source: Vancouver Sun, June 13, 2008

VICTORIA – Premier Gordon Campbell is expected to announce a made-in-B.C. relief plan for victims of the May 12 chinese earthquake that will use this province’s abundant supply of lumber to build new homes….

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Changes needed to attract new forest investment, Ottawa says

Source: Vancouver Sun, June 5, 2008

OTTAWA – A house of commons standing committee has recommended changes in federal policies affecting the forest industry…

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