Forestry Cuts

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.

 

 



VIDEOS AND RESOURCES

Forestry Community Dialogue Video and Resources

Forestry dialogue videos and resources

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

 

New campaign for Green Jobs Plan gains major endorsements ahead of B.C. election

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

Forests for BC community meetings a success

Forests For BC

From mid-February to early March, the BCGEU co-hosted a series of eight community-action meetings across the province to talk with British Columbians about how we can all work together to ensure the long-term future of our forests. Read more »

Forestry workers address crisis in forests around Prince George

 

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

BC’s unionized forestry workers are inviting concerned Prince George citizens to a town hall meeting on Thursday February 28 starting at 6pm to discuss and find solutions to the ongoing crisis in BC forests. Read more »

BCGEU submission to the Special Committee on Timber Supply

On July 20, 2012 the B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (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 anticipated mid-term timber supply shortfalls in the central interior linked to the mountain pine beetle epidemic. Read more »

BCGEU Submission to the Special Committee on Timber Supply

On July 20, 2012 the B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (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 anticipated mid-term timber supply shortfalls in the central interior linked to the mountain pine beetle epidemic. Read more »

Little to celebrate in B.C. Forest Service centennial

For immediate release
Feb.27, 2012

A decade of cuts, deregulation, reorganization leaves shell of ministry

A planned celebration at the legislature to mark the centennial of the B.C. Forest Service rings hollow in light of government cuts that have gutted the ministry, the B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union said today. Read more »

Staffing cuts erode public accountability in the Forests Ministry's Compliance and Enforcement Program

Annual reports haven't been published for two years due to lack of staff Read more »

UBCM Convention passes resolutions calling for positive change in BC forests

During the community dialogue sessions hosted last winter by the BCGEU, many participants said that municipal politicians should push the provincial government to take action on forest issues. Read more »

BCGEU convention passes resolution to expand forestry campaign

Delegates at the 48th BCGEU Constitutional Convention, held June 15-18, 2010 at the Bayshore Inn in Vancouver, passed a resolution submitted by Local 2009, to endorse and further expand the current forestry canmpaign: "BC Forests. Our Future: A Community Dialogue".

Inicluded below is the text of the resolution: Read more »