Tree Frog Forestry News

Whoever wins the May 14 election must be prepared to fight the BANANA movement

April 29, 2013
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

VICTORIA – For the political party chosen to form government in the May 14 election, one of the biggest challenges will be dealing with B.C.’s burgeoning “banana” movement. …BANANA is the acronym for “build absolutely nothing anywhere near anyone,” a sentiment that would appear to be manifesting itself with increasing regularity in British Columbia. …Logging protests have been in relative abeyance over the past decade, probably because the coastal industry itself has been in stasis for much of the time.