New initiative calls on British Columbians to stand up for forestry

By Forestry Works for BC
The Business Examiner
June 4, 2024
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

BRITISH COLUMBIA – A new grassroots initiative is encouraging British Columbians to be better informed on B.C’.s forest sector and take action through various activities including online letters and informing local governments to raise the importance of forestry to British Columbians. Across the province, small, medium and large forest companies, family-owned enterprises and local businesses have joined forces through ForestryWorksForBC, a new grassroots initiative to address the sectors’ uncertain future and its impact on British Columbians and communities that rely on the revenues from forestry to support critical services like roads, schools, and health care. “Forestry matters in every corner ​of B.C., from hospitals, schools and roads and communities; forest jobs and forest revenues have been the foundation of all that we hold dear in this province,” said Bob Brash, executive director of the Truck Loggers Association. 

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