No northeast representation on new forestry council

By Katherine Caddel
Energetic City
October 20, 2022
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

VICTORIA, B.C. — The province of British Columbia has put together a new advisory council for forestry industries in the province with no representation from the northeast. The council looks to help better support forestry workers and communities in B.C. According to a release, the council will accomplish this by advising on existing programs and helping develop new initiatives. The two most northern locations represented on the council are Lori Forgeron from Prince George and Titi Kunkel from Smithers. “This is just, again, another example of not having our region represented at the table of these extremely important issues,” said Dan Davies, MLA for the North Peace River region. Davies said that this lack of representation for the northeast was his biggest concern about the new council. 

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