Alberni Valley resident concerned about access to recreation grounds

By Calvin To
Chek News
October 11, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

Alberni Valley resident Brittany Belanger is concerned about access to recreation grounds after she says she and her family almost got locked behind Island Timberlands’ gates on Cameron Main during Thanksgiving weekend… The company’s blog lists times when the gates are open. But Belanger says Island Timberlands can sometimes lock the gates outside those times without notice. …In an email to CHEK News, a company spokesperson said “Access may be restricted, temporarily or permanently, to ensure the safety of the public and our employees and contractors, protection of the environment, and the security of assets.” Back in February, Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver introduced a private member’s bill to spark discussion about the issue. He intends to introduce it again this session.

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