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

TLA at a Glance


Truck LoggerBC  is distributed 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.



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.

Are you a proud BC forestry worker? Show your support for BC's forest industry!
Order a #ForestryFeedsMyFamily sticker for free now through our bio. #TruckLoggers #BCForestry (📸 @forestechtim)

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As an industry reacting to significant changes in forestry policies, shifting markets, and structural changes to our forests, this year’s TLA Convention + Trade Show will provide a vision into the future. “Vision 20/20” offers contractors, forest managers, community leaders and regulators a range of perspectives and an outlook for timber harvesting in BC.
Register now through the link in our bio. #TruckLoggers #BCForestry #BCLogging

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Today, the TLA would like to acknowledge the people who sacrificed their lives and served. Their service has helped make Canada what it is today. #CanadaRemembers ...

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#DYK timber harvesting contractors employ unionized USW workers, but they have no voice at the bargaining table? If a resolution to the strike isn't found soon, timber harvesting contractors will be out of business and their workers won’t have jobs to return to. #EndUSWWFPStrike #BCForestry ...

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#DYK it has been 129 days since timber harvesting contractors’ have earned revenue? 5 months with timber harvesting contractors’ equipment stuck behind USW/WFP picket lines and their workers on strike. Due to this, forestry workers are still leaving their communities to find work elsewhere. #BCForestry #EndUSWWFPStrike ...

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#DYK the BC government statistics state that 40 percent of BC’s forests are considered old growth while the proportion is higher in the coastal rainforest, where it’s about 55 percent of the forest. #BCForestry #OldGrowthForests #ProtectOurWorkingForests ...

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#DYK the current USW/WFP strike on the BC Coast is now into its fifth month and forestry contractors and workers are at risk of losing their homes and vehicles are being repossessed? #BCForestry #EndUSWWFPStrike ...

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Build your network by becoming a TLA member!
The TLA provides a forum for members to meet and build business relationships with other contractors, business owners, forestry associations and policymakers, and politicians. Networking opportunities are provided in the coastal region for members through face-to-face member meetings, events, golf tournaments, and the annual TLA Convention and Trade Show held in January of each year.
Learn more about TLA membership and its benefits through the link in our bio. #TruckLoggers #BCForestry

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