Forestry Cuts

After more than a decade of service cuts to BC's forestry ministry, and legislative change that leaves the industry to largely regulate itself, BC's resource communities have seen closed mills, pine beetle damage and raw log exports that cost BC jobs. The BCGEU has engaged in a series of forestry dialogues to focus attention on the ongoing crisis in BC forests.

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Town at the End of the RoadTOWN AT THE END OF THE ROAD

Click to watch CCPA video on Vimeo, about the effect of B.C. Liberal government's forest policies on the northern interior town of Mackenzie.

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Town at the End of the RoadFORESTRY DIALOGUE - RESOURCES

ARCHIVE - PART 1 View videos of public presentations at the dialogue sessions and download campaign resource materials.

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Mar 20, 2013

Major business executives, labour unions and environmental groups call on political parties to adopt a bold Green Jobs Plan for B.C.

GreenJobsBC has launched a campaign calling on the leaders of B.C.'s political parties to adopt a bold Green Jobs Plan that could employ tens of thousands of British Columbians, while taking significant action on climate change.

The call is being endorsed by more than 60 organizations and a growing number of leaders from BC's business, labour and environmental sectors, including Julia Levy, co-founder and former CEO of QLT, a biotechnology company, and David Podmore, Chairman and CEO of Concert Properties.

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Feb 27, 2013

Concerned community members invited to forestry town hall meeting in Prince George, Thursday February 28 at 6pm

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Jul 27, 2012

On July 20, 2012 the BCGEU made its submission to the Special Committee on Timber Supply, appointed by the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia to examine potential actions to address anticipat

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