January 14, 2020

For immediate release

Event: TLA 77th Annual Convention & Trade Show: “Vision 20/20”

When: January 15 – 17, 2020

Where: Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC

About the convention:  Link to session topics.


Media Opportunities:

David Elstone, Executive Director, TLA is available throughout the Convention to discuss session topics and issues affecting timber harvesting contractors and the forest industry.


Thursday, January 16, 2020

Premier John Horgan, Leaders’ Luncheon

12:15 – 1:30 pm | Stanley Park Ballroom, Westin Bayshore

Topic: Premier Horgan addresses timber harvesting contractors to address forest industry issues

1:30 pm | Oak Room, Westin Bayshore
Media scrum: David Elstone, TLA Executive Director will be available for interviews to share impact of forestry issues on timber harvesting contractors in BC.


1:50 pm | Grand Ballroom, Westin Bayshore

Trade Show floor opens


Friday, January 17, 2020

A Meeting with Minister Donaldson, Address and Question and Answer period

8 – 9:30 am | Stanley Park Ballroom, Westin Bayshore

Topic: The TLA executive team will discuss current hot topics facing logging contractors and the forest industry including major forest policy initiatives with Minister Donaldson.


About the TLA:

The TLA represents 500+ independent forest contractors and their suppliers operating in British Columbia. Our membership supports thousands of workers and, along with other independent contractors, accounts for close to 90 per cent of the trees harvested in BC. The TLA promotes a thriving, sustainable forest industry in BC.

For more information: Jennifer Kramer, Director of Communications, The Truck Loggers Association

Cell: 905.929.9939

Email: Jennifer@tla.ca