Tree Frog Forestry News

Layoffs and mill closures plague BC forest industry

The Tree Frog Forestry News
December 2, 2019
Category: Today's Takeaway

As BC politicians argue in the legislature, workers and their families face an uncertain future. In related news: the Interior logging truck rally fails to gain ground; and BC’s pine beetle kill comes home to roost.

In other Business news: Ontario forestry research and innovation funding; Northern Pulp decision has Nova Scotia’s credibility on the line; West Fraser’s a top 100 employer; Aaron Frost earns most valuable (BC Forest Safety Council) player award; and Pete Fournier is chair of the Wood Manufacturing Council.

In Forestry/Climate news: the EU is encouraged to practice proforestation; logging and waste in BC’s Great Bear Rainforest; the cost of wood pellets in North Carolina; and protecting the endangered white bark pine in Golden BC.

Finally, get your trees early, there’s a Christmas tree shortage.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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