Truck Loggers Association past president Jack McKay has passed away

Yates Memorial
September 19, 2022
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

Jack McKay

Jack McKay died peacefully on Monday, September 4th at Rainbow Gardens in Port Alberni.  Jack was born in Comox and raised in Union Bay. …In 1971, J A McKay Trucking was formed and a contract signed with MacMillian Bloedel as a stump to dump contractor.  Throughout the years Jack worked in many areas of the Eastern Division.  The most challenging was a Cyre River and the Clayoquot Sound. …Jack was on the Board of Directors for the Truck Loggers Association for 14 years, becoming Chairman in 1999 – 2000.  He was very involved chairing the Government and Forestry Committee and instrumental in the development of Bill13.  He loved logging, going to work everyday and enjoying the camaraderie of all his crew – some with him 35 years – it was his passion!

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