Premier says forestry is the foundation of BC’s economy

The Tree Frog Forestry News
January 3, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

Writing in Truck LoggerBC Magazine: BC Premier David Eby says forestry is the foundation of BC’s economy, the TLA’s President Aaron Service says industry is being ignored, and Bob Brash says BC needs definitive harvest targets. In other Business news: the Canadian Chamber of Commerce urges outreach on trade with the United States; Ontario’s Terrace Bay pulp mill is curtailing temporarily; and Oregon fined the Tangent lumber mill for late reporting.

In Forestry/Climate news: after a year of disasters, where should Canada’s climate policy go; early 2024 weather leads to early wildfire warnings for Western Canada; BC is fined for ‘unsafe’ wildfire mitigation workers; and Oregon debates how to secure more funding to fight wildfires.

Finally, Trinity College, Ontario and Cincinnati celebrate ‘firsts’ with mass timber.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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