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B.C. Government to establish logging contractors’ compensation fund

Source: Vancouver Sun, April 29, 2010

VANCOUVER – British Columbia’s logging contractors have won a measure of protection from the financial failures of forestry companies through new legislation being introduced by the province, which was unveiled today…

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HST good for coast forest industry

Source: North Island Gazette, April 27, 2010

By R.M. (Rick) Jeffery
News this month has teetered between the rising Canadian dollar and a grass roots campaign launched against the provincial government’s proposed HST. While not obvious, these two issues are linked and affect the coastal forest industry…

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Coast Forest Elects New Board of Directors

R.M. (Rick) Jeffery, President & CEO of Coast Forest Products Association, is pleased to announce the election of the association’s 2010 Board of Directors

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Expected layoffs in B.C. government’s Ministry of Forests bad timing says NDP

Source: Victoria Times Colonist, April 14, 2010

On the heels of issuing layoff notices to 294 public service workers Monday, the B.C. government is planning for another round of cuts in the Ministry of Forests by early summer….

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Letter to the Editor: Sales of B.C. wood to China

Source: Vancouver Sun, April 7, 2010

By R.M. (Rick) Jeffery
Re: China loves wooden houses, as long as we’re paying for them, March 31…

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