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New allowable annual cut level set for portion of Pacific TSA

August 10, 2017 VICTORIA – Effective immediately, the allowable annual cut for the portion of the Pacific Timber Supply Area (TSA) outside of the Great Bear Rainforest is 803,300 cubic metres, chief forester Diane Nicholls announced today. It is the first allowable annual cut determination by the chief forester for this portion of the Pacific […]

by pmnationtalk on August 10, 201748 Views

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Board to audit forestry operations of Gwa’Nak Resources Ltd.

August 8, 2017 VICTORIA – The Forest Practices Board will examine the activities of Gwa’Nak Resources Ltd. on forest licences A93095, A93096 and A75918, north of Port Hardy along the Belize Inlet, during the week of Aug. 14, 2017. Auditors will examine whether harvesting, roads, bridges, silviculture, fire protection and associated planning, carried out between […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201725 Views

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Western Forest Products Indefinitely Curtails Somass Sawmill

July 27, 2017 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX:WEF) (“Western” or the “Company”) today announced the indefinite curtailment of its Somass Sawmill, located in Port Alberni, B.C. The Somass Sawmill has been temporarily curtailed since February 2017, prior to which it operated on a single shift basis. Western intends to offer […]

by pmnationtalk on July 28, 201760 Views

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BCFPB: Audits postponed due to B.C. forest fire situation

July 10, 2017 VICTORIA – The Forest Practices Board has postponed its audits planned for the southern and central Interior of British Columbia, due to the current forest fire situation. An audit of forest licence A18700 near Lillooet was scheduled to start today, but will not proceed at this time. Another audit in the Quesnel […]

by pmnationtalk on July 12, 201719 Views

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FNWARM: Natural Resources Canada – Discussion Paper Released on Review of Environmental and Regulatory Processes

Our government has committed to reviewing and modernizing environmental assessment and regulatory processes. Our goal is to protect the environment and introduce modern safeguards, support reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and ensure good projects go ahead and resources get to market sustainably. Consultation is at the core of these reviews and a way forward in rebuilding public […]

by pmnationtalk on July 5, 201722 Views

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New allowable annual cut set for Quesnel Timber Supply Area

June 16, 2017 VICTORIA – Effective immediately, the new allowable annual cut for the Quesnel Timber Supply Area is set at 2,607,000 cubic metres, chief forester Diane Nicholls announced today. While the new cut level is about 35% less than the four million cubic metres set in 2011, it is close to the average annual […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201725 Views

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Speech – The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, delivers the keynote address at the Canada in Conversation event hosted by the Embassy of Canada.

Thank you, Ambassador – and thanks to all of the staff here at the Embassy. I also want to thank our Chinese guests for joining us this evening. We are honoured by your presence. It’s a privilege to be joined on this trip by such an impressive delegation of Canadian business, government and Indigenous leaders.  […]

by pmnationtalk on June 5, 201733 Views

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Government of Canada Announces Support for Forest Sector Workers and Communities

June 1, 2017 Ottawa Canada’s forest industry sustains hundreds of thousands of good, middle-class jobs in communities across our country. Many families depend on the industry’s continued success and our government continues to fight vigorously to defend the interests of Canadian softwood lumber producers. Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201744 Views

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Opinion: B.C.’s forests can be sustainably harvested – Vancouver Sun

Gov’t says road has done serious damage, seeks injunction against ‘trespassing’ Mar 31, 2017 The N.W.T. government is taking Nahanni Butte to court in an attempt to halt unauthorized road work near the community. Since January, the band has been clearing an old logging road across the river from the community. It says they need […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201738 Views

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BC Rural Dividend grant provides a boost to Fort Nelson

April 04, 2017 FORT NELSON – Under the BC Rural Dividend, the provincial government is providing $100,000 to the Fort Nelson region, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson and Minister of State for Rural Economic Development Donna Barnett announced today. $50,000 is being awarded to the Fort Nelson First Nation and […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 201732 Views

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