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Monthly Archives: May 2009

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Canada’s EI program needs fixing, premier says

Source: Vancouver Sun, May 30, 2009

VANCOUVER – Canada’s Employment Insurance program is outdated and fails to equitably address the needs of workers in a national recession, Premier Gordon Campbell said Friday…

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Coast Forest Products Association Elects New Board of Directors

R.M. (Rick) Jeffery, President & CEO of Coast Forest Products Association, is pleased to announce the election of Coast Forest’s 2009 Board of Directors at its AGM on April 15…

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Union, industry line up in forest fight

Source: BC Local News, May 5, 2009

PRINCE GEORGE – NDP leader Carole James took her campaign bus to a vast equipment auction yard Monday, guided by former NDP cabinet minister Lois Boone…

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It’s up to voters to help build this province

Source: Alberni Valley Times , May 4, 2009

As we head to the polls for the provincial election on May 12, everyone agrees that the forest industry is in the worst shape it has been in for decades. The burning question in this current financial downturn is, which political party is most likely to help lead our ailing forest industry back to economic health in B.C.?

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Log exports keep forest families working

Source: Victoria Times Colonist , May 1, 2009

If Ken Wu of the Western Canada Wilderness Committee had any real awareness of the global market conditions facing forestry….

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