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Monthly Archives: February 2016

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Western Forest Products’ good practices noted in audit

Published February 23rd, 2016 by Western Forest Products – Source

An audit of Western Forest Products Inc.’s (WFP) operations in the Campbell River district found that planning and practices complied with the Forest and Range Practices Act and the Wildfire Act, according to a report released today.

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Supporting an Industry, Supporting an Economically Healthy Province

For the fourth year in a row, Coast Forest Products Association congratulates Finance Minister Mike de Jong, Premier Christy Clark and the Province of British Columbia for their achievement of a balanced budget.  This is a significant accomplishment which, once again, puts British Columbia in the very small yet coveted minority of Canadian provinces.

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Rick Jeffery

President & CEO, Coast Forest Products Association

The Great Bear Rainforest – A 20-Year Exercise in Relationship Building

It was a cold, damp, Monday morning – typical of a mid-winter Vancouver day. As I drove under the canopy of towering cedars that lined the road on my way to the Museum of Anthropology at UBC, I was reminded of the trees in the Great Bear Rainforest (GBR) where I had visited only a few short days before.

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Opinion: Finding common ground in the Great Bear Rainforest

Published February 3rd, 2016 by Ric Slaco and Valerie Langer for the Vancouver Sun – Source

The Joint Solutions project brought coalitions together to reach agreement

GBR - ValThe first time we met — on a blockade at Clayoquot Sound in 1988 — we had a vigorous “discussion” about old growth forests. Very vigorous.

Valerie was a young literacy teacher blocking a logging road. Ric was a young professional forester for a major forest company in Clayoquot Sound.

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Industry Welcomes Conservation & Logging Agreement in the Great Bear Rainforest

Collaboration delivers certainty for forests, communities & jobs, say companies

_HeaderAmazing2016Today’s announcement of the Great Bear Rainforest Land Use Order by the Government of BC and First Nations is being applauded by five BC forest product companies as a unique solution for a globally significant area.

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