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The Truck Loggers Association is an influential voice in the forest industry on behalf of its 500 member companies across BC. Celebrating 75 years of advocacy, the TLA was formed to give independent loggers a collective voice in the changes taking place in society and the forest industry, as well as to share information about newly developing logging machines, methods, and technology. The TLA now represents independent timber harvesting contractors, phase contractors, market loggers, independent sawmills, industry suppliers and forest resource dependent communities.

  • Representing our members in the development of innovative and progressive forest policy and practises

  • Fostering successful relationships with the forest industry, local communities and all levels of government

  • Building strong and mutually beneficial relationships with First Nations

  • Nurturing effective communication with our members, industry, government, First Nations and local communities

  • Maintaining a dynamic organization that addresses the evolving needs of its members

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TRUCK LOGGER BC MAGAZINE.

Truck LoggerBC  is distributed quarterly to over 10,000 readers who rely on the forest industry across British Columbia for their livelihoods. It is the preeminent source for timber harvesting and forestry perspectives, information & news.

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TRUCK LOGGERS NEWS.

Truck Loggers Association responds to climate activists littering Main Street in Vancouver

March 23rd, 2022|Comments Off on Truck Loggers Association responds to climate activists littering Main Street in Vancouver

Dear Editor: I read with interest, a recent column by Bob Kronbauer about the actions of a protest group that littered Vancouver streets with signage opposing the harvesting of old-growth trees, and their response to [...]

IMPORTANCE OF FOREST SECTOR NOT TO BE UNDERESTIMATED

March 7th, 2022|Comments Off on IMPORTANCE OF FOREST SECTOR NOT TO BE UNDERESTIMATED

By Bob Brash There appears to be a sense of complacency among many politicians and residents in British Columbia that the province no longer needs to rely on the forest sector as it traditionally has [...]

Letter: Response from Truck Loggers Association of BC

January 18th, 2022|Comments Off on Letter: Response from Truck Loggers Association of BC

I read with interest, an article appearing in the December 31 edition of thenelsondaily.com (Movement to protect old-growth forests in region, province gains some traction) because while I believe discussion and debate about important issues [...]

TLA VIRTUAL SESSIONS HEAR NEED FOR GOVERNMENT RESET TO MODERNIZE FOREST POLICY

January 13th, 2022|Comments Off on TLA VIRTUAL SESSIONS HEAR NEED FOR GOVERNMENT RESET TO MODERNIZE FOREST POLICY

For Immediate Release January 13, 2022 TLA VIRTUAL SESSIONS HEAR NEED FOR GOVERNMENT RESET TO MODERNIZE FOREST POLICY Truck Loggers Association embarking on process to provide possible solutions Vancouver, BC – For two days this [...]

How are timber harvesting areas determined?

January 10th, 2022|Comments Off on How are timber harvesting areas determined?

By: Paul Scheutz At a global level, BC’s forest industry provides among the best quality and most sought-after fibre in the world. The United States depends on BC softwood lumber to construct new homes, Japan [...]

TRUCK LOGGERS LIVE.

The Truck Loggers Association is the official voice of independent forest contractors located throughout BC Follow the TLA on social media to stay up to date with all the latest #truckloggers & #bcforestry happenings. We’d love to connect with you on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & Instagram.

Become a TLA Member in 2023!

Do you know that a TLA membership gives you access to:

- Specialized Benefits Programs including extended health, dental, life, disability and critical illness insurance plans.
- Exclusive Insurance Program
- Forestry Equipment Hourly Rates
- Affinity programs including fuel, hospitality, work wear, hearing & eyecare and more
- A collective community & networking opportunities
- Member Directory
- Job boards
- Access to the latest forestry news

You can become a member as an Industrial Member which come from all facets of the industry: logging contractors, manufacturers, forest agreement/license holders, brokers and phase contractors are a few examples of what is considered an industrial member.

You can also become a member as an Associate Member. Associate companies are any person, firm or organization who is engaged in work or services allied or associated in any way with the forest industry: equipment companies, insurance brokers, and investment companies are just some examples of our Associate Members.

Learn more here: https://www.tla.ca/membership/
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Employee Relations and Workforce Challenges : A look at moving safety forward for BC’s forestry workers along with the realities of attracting and keeping new employees through recruitment and retention strategies including training, wellness, and attractive benefits.

A big thank you to our panel speakers today:
Rob Moonen - CEO, @bcforestsafety
Chris Gardner - President, ICBA
Catherine Van Alstine - Managing Partner, Boyden

#BCForestry #TruckLoggers #BCLoggers #BCLogging #BritishColumbia #Loggers #Logging #CanadianLoggers #CanadianLogging #LoggingLife #Forestry #Forest #ForestryWork #Sustainability #ForestryFeedsMyFamily #ForestryNews #ForestryEquipment #Trees #LoggerLife #Trees #Nature #BeautifulBC
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We would like to welcome all those attending to our 78th Annual Truck Loggers Association Convention & Trade Show!

Stay tuned for updates!
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The 78th Annual Truck Loggers Association Convention & Trade Show is this Wednesday! 🎉

Our all-inclusive tickets are sold out BUT don't panic!

Tickets remain for the Trade Show and Suppliers’ Night! We can't wait to see you soon!

REGISTER in the link in our bio!

#BCForestry #TruckLoggers #BCLoggers #BCLogging #BritishColumbia #Loggers #Logging #CanadianLoggers #CanadianLogging #LoggingLife #Forestry #Forest #ForestryWork #Sustainability #ForestryFeedsMyFamily #ForestryNews #ForestryEquipment #Trees #LoggerLife #Trees #Nature #BeautifulBC
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Read about our featured forestry community Mission in the latest edition of TruckLogger BC!

Link in bio!

#BCForestry #TruckLoggers #BCLoggers #BCLogging #BritishColumbia #Loggers #Logging #CanadianLoggers #CanadianLogging #LoggingLife #Forestry #Forest #ForestryWork #Sustainability #ForestryFeedsMyFamily #ForestryNews #ForestryEquipment #Trees #LoggerLife #Trees #Nature #BeautifulBC
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"One thing that hasn’t changed is how vital forestry is for people and communities throughout the province.

Forestry has long sustained people in BC It provides good, family supporting jobs, and the materials we need to build businesses, homes and communities."

Read the article in the latest edition of TruckLogger BC in the link in our bio under Forestry News!

#BCForestry #TruckLoggers #BCLoggers #BCLogging #BritishColumbia #Loggers #Logging #CanadianLoggers #CanadianLogging #LoggingLife #Forestry #Forest #ForestryWork #Sustainability #ForestryFeedsMyFamily #ForestryNews #ForestryEquipment #Trees #LoggerLife #Trees #Nature #BeautifulBC
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Public Polling Demonstrates Forestry Support

A recent Leger survey examined public perceptions about the industry and forest management and found that only 1 in 5 British Columbians thought that BC's forests were poorly managed.

Read the rest of the article in the Winter edition of TruckLogger BC in the link in our bio under Forestry News!

#BCForestry #TruckLoggers #BCLoggers #BCLogging #BritishColumbia #Loggers #Logging #CanadianLoggers #CanadianLogging #LoggingLife #Forestry #Forest #ForestryWork #Sustainability #ForestryFeedsMyFamily #ForestryNews #ForestryEquipment #Trees #LoggerLife #Trees #Nature #BeautifulBC
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Drones, Digital Tracking, and Driverless Trucks All Part Of Forestry's Future

Read the latest article in the Winter edition of TruckLogger BC 🗞

➡ Read in the link in our bio under Forestry News

#BCForestry #TruckLoggers #BCLoggers #BCLogging #BritishColumbia #Loggers #Logging #CanadianLoggers #CanadianLogging #LoggingLife #Forestry #Forest #ForestryWork #Sustainability #ForestryFeedsMyFamily #ForestryNews #ForestryEquipment #Trees #LoggerLife #Trees #Nature #BeautifulBC
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Read the TLA Executive Director's Message in the Winter edition of TruckLogger BC:

Standing Strong Through the Gale
"BC’s loggers have always been and will continue to be innovators"

Read the article in the link in our bio under Forestry News!

#BCForestry #TruckLoggers #BCLoggers #BCLogging #BritishColumbia #Loggers #Logging #CanadianLoggers #CanadianLogging #LoggingLife #Forestry #Forest #ForestryWork #Sustainability #ForestryFeedsMyFamily #ForestryNews #ForestryEquipment #Trees #LoggerLife #Trees #Nature #BeautifulBC
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Read Forest Awareness a Priority in the latest edition of TruckLogger BC!

"Government talks about social licence and community engagement, but if their own organization won’t do it, how can they expect licensees to do it?"

Read the article under Forestry News in the link in our bio!

#BCForestry #TruckLoggers #BCLoggers #BCLogging #BritishColumbia #Loggers #Logging #CanadianLoggers #CanadianLogging #LoggingLife #Forestry #Forest #ForestryWork #Sustainability #ForestryFeedsMyFamily #ForestryNews #ForestryEquipment #Trees #LoggerLife #Trees #Nature #BeautifulBC
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Read the latest issue of Truck Logger BC Magazine out now! 📰 🌲

➡ Read the latest edition in the link in our bio!

#BCForestry #TruckLoggers #BCLoggers #BCLogging #BritishColumbia #Loggers #Logging #CanadianLoggers #CanadianLogging #LoggingLife #Forestry #Forest #ForestryWork #Sustainability #ForestryFeedsMyFamily #ForestryNews #ForestryEquipment #Trees #LoggerLife #Trees #Nature #BeautifulBC
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Wishing you a very Happy New Year from all of us at the TLA! ✨ ...

Become a TLA Member in 2023!

Do you know that a TLA membership gives you access to:

- Specialized Benefits Programs including extended health, dental, life, disability and critical illness insurance plans.
- Exclusive Insurance Program
- Forestry Equipment Hourly Rates
- Affinity programs including fuel, hospitality, work wear, hearing & eyecare and more
- A collective community & networking opportunities
- Member Directory
- Job boards
- Access to the latest forestry news

You can become a member as an Industrial Member which come from all facets of the industry: logging contractors, manufacturers, forest agreement/license holders, brokers and phase contractors are a few examples of what is considered an industrial member.

You can also become a member as an Associate Member. Associate companies are any person, firm or organization who is engaged in work or services allied or associated in any way with the forest industry: equipment companies, insurance brokers, and investment companies are just some examples of our Associate Members.

Learn more in the link in our bio!

#BCForestry #TruckLoggers #BCLoggers #BCLogging #BritishColumbia #Loggers #Logging #CanadianLoggers #CanadianLogging #LoggingLife #Forestry #Forest #ForestryWork #Sustainability #ForestryFeedsMyFamily #ForestryNews #ForestryEquipment #Trees #LoggerLife #Trees #Nature #BeautifulBC
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Wishing you the best of the holiday season! From all of us at the TLA 🎄❄️ ...