Donaldson says forest tenure in Fort Nelson area could be made available if new mill owners come forward

By Chris Newton
Energetic City
October 23, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

Dan Davies, MLA

FORT NELSON, B.C. — B.C. Forests, Lands, Natural Resources and Rural Development Minister Doug Donaldson says that arrangements can be made for local timber rights to help the struggling economy in the Fort Nelson area. Peace River North MLA Dan Davies questioned Donaldson in the Legislature on Tuesday about his meetings with Davies and officials from the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality during the Union of B.C. Municipalities conference in Vancouver at the end of September. Davies asked Donaldson specifically about the situation regarding timber rights in the Fort Nelson area, specifically those that have been under-utilized.

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