Premier Clark announced her government’s contractor sustainability review for BC’s timber harvesting contractors at the Truck Logger Association’s 74th Annual Convention and Trade Show, “In It For the Long Run,” in Vancouver today.
Premier Clark announced the development of job training tax credits for on-the-ground training specifically for BC’s timber harvesting contractors yesterday at the Truck Logger Association’s 74th Annual Convention and Trade Show.
Today Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson elaborated on the contractor sustainability review announced by Premier Christy Clark yesterday at the TLA’s 74th Annual Convention & Trade Show, “In It For The Long Run.”
February 3, 2017 Vancouver – BC Forest Safety Ombudsman, Roger Harris, released a report, Will It Be There? A Report on Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in BC, about emergency medical transportation services found [...]
OPINION: Bob Brash: No better time than now to protect B.C.’s forestry sectorOver the decades, governments of all stripes have made considerable promises and commitments to strengthen B.C.’s forestry sector, and the resource [...]
OPINION: Moving Towards a Healthy Forest Sector in BC That Includes Old-Growth Logging Now that the Province has finally released its anxiously awaited report on old-growth harvesting and subsequent responses to its recommendations, [...]
The Truck Loggers Association represents independent timber harvesting contractors from across the province. We are very pleased to hear that your organizations will resume bargaining after four months of silence since the strike began on July 1, which has had a significant impact on the coastal forest industry, its entire supply chain, and communities.
It's outrageous to demand an end to old-growth logging without acknowledging the impact to people and communities. For decades — even more so over the past year — there have been many catastrophic [...]
Re: Response to January 3, 2019 article: “Sierra Club calls for increased protection of B.C. forests as Brazilian president raises spectre of Amazon deforestation” Once again, old-growth logging has been inaccurately held up as [...]
Response to December 13, 2018 Editorial “B.C. Coastal forests and industry are at a tipping point” Once again, old-growth logging and log exports have been inaccurately held up as the catalyst for unacceptable [...]
The forest industry, like its roots, is firmly planted in British Columbia’s economy and communities. Its membership and supporters, like its trees, are resilient and standing strong against its many challenges. A pillar of BC’s economy supporting small rural communities and its largest cities, forestry is here to stay. This year’s convention, themed “Firmly Planted. Standing Strong” brings the forestry sector together to delve into the issues and policies that will significantly impact its growth for generations to come.