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B.C., Canada sign wood deal with China

Source: Vancouver Sun, March 30, 2010

China signed an agreement with Canada and British Columbia yesterday to build a six-storey apartment building from wood to demonstrate wood’s ability to provide affordable, energy-efficient construction with a low carbon footprint…

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China’s growing appetite for quality B.C. wood

Source: Vancouver Sun, March 23, 2010

China’s appetite for British Columbia lumber grew at a record pace in 2009 in volume and value, providing sawmillers here with a needed new market to counter stumbling American demand…

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High loonie hits island industries

Source: Victoria Times Colonist, March 18, 2010

The Island’s forestry and tourism industries can’t help but cringe these days when business reports detail the flight of the Canadian loonie…

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Forests minister calls for job-sharing to avoid ministry layoffs

Source: Vancouver Sun, March 6, 2010

Forests ministry staff may face work-sharing or reduced work weeks as a result of cuts to the ministry budget announced in this week’s provincial budget…

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