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Aid should go to workers, Premier says

Source: Globe & Mail, November 26, 2008

VICTORIA – Any federal economic assistance package should go directly to workers, not their employers, B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell said yesterday…

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China opens door wider to B.C. timber products

Source: Financial Post, November 18, 2008

SHANGHAI – British Columbia’s Forests Minister trumpeted the success of a lumber trade mission to China yesterday after a group of Canada’s largest timber harvesters announced a surge in exports…

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Bell touts lumber sales, declares trade trip to China a success

Source: Vancouver Sun, November 18, 2008

Six lumber companies on Forests Minister Pat Bell’s trade mission to China have signed orders for 83 million board feet of wood, enough for Bell to
declare Tuesday that the mission was a success….

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B.C. Wood Enhances China’s Landscape

Source: Ministry of Forests & Range, November 17, 2008

SHANGHAI – Qingdao is the location of a new, $125,000 landscape project, which demonstrates creative new uses of B.C. hemlock and western red cedar products, Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell announced today on his trade mission to China.

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B.C. Wood Truss Roofing Technology Successful in China

Source: Ministry of Forests & Range, November 17, 2008

SHANGHAI, CHINA – B.C. forest products and Canadian wood truss technology have experienced a breakthrough with three commercial projects providing new roofs to 38 apartment buildings in Shanghai, Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell announced today while visiting a project site in the Putuo district.

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B.C. Wood Sales in China Support B.C. Jobs

Source: Ministry of Forests & Range, November 17, 2008

SHANGHAI, CHINA – New orders for British Columbia lumber in the world’s fastest growing market provide a boost for B.C.’s forest sector, Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell announced today.

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B.C. Wood to Build Vancouver Village in China

Source: Ministry of Forests and Range, November 16, 2008

QINGCHUAN, CHINA – B.C. wood products will be used in “Vancouver Village,” a new project to develop rural housing in an area of China that is recovering from heavy earthquake damage, Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell announced today.

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Canada, B.C., China Sign Rebuilding Agreement

Source: Ministry of Forests and Range, Ministry of Technology, Trade and Economic Development & Natural Resources Canada November 14, 2008

BEIJING – The governments of Canada, British Columbia and China today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will support an $8-million wood-frame rebuilding project to assist China in its reconstruction efforts following last May’s devastating Wenchuan earthquake…

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Canadians hit as Russians axe log tax

Source: Financial Post, November 13, 2008

BEIJING – Canadian forestry leaders attempted to strike an optimistic tone Thursday after Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin dashed hopes of a mad Chinese rush for Canadian lumber….

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Forests Minister Heads Trade Mission to China

Source: Ministry of Forests & Range, November 12, 2008

VANCOUVER – A group of B.C. forest sector delegates, led by Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell,leaves today for a six-day trade mission to China to increase demand for wood products in China’s largest cities and major building markets…

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