Bc Logging

How B.C. Forestry Went From Protests To Partnerships

Stephanie Goodwin | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Stephanie Goodwin

In the 1990s, destructive logging and an unresponsive forest industry prompted protests, blockades and international market campaigns from Greenpeace and others. There is a fabled quote from those days where a logging executive says, "No one wants to buy a 2 x 4 with a protester attached to it." This defined the problem: how do we reinstate the social licence to operate and log in a place that is world-renowned for its forests?

Why Are So Many Forestry Workers Dying?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Seven people have died in work-related accidents in the province's forests this year and the B.C. Forest Safety Council wants to know...

Logging Begins Near Pristine B.C. Trail

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A property developer says logging is underway on a portion of land near the rugged and pristine Juan de Fuca Marine Trail on Vancouver Isla...

Dix's Raw Deal

CP | Tyler Harbottle, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - New Democrat Leader Adrian Dix plans to reduce British Columbia's log exports, operating on the campaign slogan "B.C. logs for B.C. jobs."...

B.C. Premier Bulldozes Forestry Tax

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark announced a break in a tax log jam Friday that has concerned British Columbia forest contractors since 2003 when the ...