Vaughn Palmer: Retirement, retraining, relocation — weak strategy for forest industry

Credit to Author: Stephen Snelgrove| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 07:05:03 +0000

OPINION: Both major parties play the blame game all too well. But with the beetle-killed wood mostly gone, the challenge is what to do to give the industry a plausible future

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Province proposal to turn part of Trans Canada Trail to industrial use ‘mind-boggling’

Credit to Author: Glenda Luymes| Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2019 23:42:41 +0000

Recreational access will remain, meaning B.C. won’t be responsible for blowing a hole in the 24,000 kilometre trail network that links Canada from coast to coast to coast

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B.C. minister asks for urgent federal help with forestry sector crisis

Credit to Author: Derrick Penner| Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 02:24:56 +0000

In the letter Donaldson proposed adjusting Employment Insurance eligibility requirements for laid-off mill workers, developing early retirement incentives, and establishing worker transition offices.

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