Warkentin condemns attacks on forestry industry

By Kevin Hampson
Alberta Daily Herald Tribune
October 19, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

Chris Warkentin

Local MP Chris Warkentin on Thursday excoriated environmental groups such as Greenpeace for waging “smear campaigns” against the forestry industry. In the House of Commons, the MP for Grande Prairie–Mackenzie voted in favour of a Conservative Party motion supporting forestry workers and denouncing attacks by “foreign-funded environmental non-government organizations like Greenpeace and ForestEthics.” “I’m voting for this motion because Justin Trudeau and his Liberals need to be reminded of the vital role that the forestry industry plays in the daily lives of Canadians in the Peace Country and across Canada,” Warkentin said in a statement. 

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