Newspaper Reports

Mid Term Timber Supply

April 13, 2013 – Beetle-killed trees create widespread fire hazard
Justine Hunter – The Globe and Mail

February 8, 2013 – Forests ‘in crisis’ need fixing, say industry groups
Kamloops The Daily News

January 22, 2013 – Forum seeks to reverse decline in forest employment
Keith McNeill, Clearwater Times

January 22, 2013 – Healthy Forests – Healthy Communities moves ahead with Clearwater meeting
Keith McNeill, Clearwater Times

August 17, 2012 – Thomson: B.C’s forest industry still important player in B.C.
Steve Thomson, Kelowna Capital News

August 15, 2012 – Minister of Forests Promises Timber Supply Action Plan by End of September
Opinion 250

August 15, 2012 – Decision on Babine Sawmill Within 30 Days Says Hampton CEO
Opinion 250

August 15, 2012 – Cut more B.C. timber to fight pine beetle, says report
CBC News British Columbia

August 15, 2012 – Report recommends more local input to protect forests and jobs
Cam Fortems, Kamloops Daily News

August 13, 2012 – Budworm ‘death by a thousand cuts’
Cam Fortems, Kamloops Daily News

July 22, 2012 – B.C. moose ravaged by salvage logging of beetle-killed pine forests
Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun

July 3, 2012 – Timber Talk May Spark War of the Wood, Industry Fears
Glen Edwards, Business Vancouver

June 22, 2012 – Rural British Columbians want more say in how forest lands are managed
Norm Macdonald, MLA for Columbia River

June 20, 2012 – Mill, Town will have to Fight for Trees
Frank Peebles, The Prince George Citizen

June 18, 2012 – BC’s Timber Future Focus of Traveling MLAs
Andrew MacLeod – TheTyee

June 12, 2012 – Timber panel eyes logging protected areas
Wendy Stueck — The Globe and Mail

May 17, 2012 – Independent MLA Calls for Fundamental Changes to Forest Management
MEDIA RELEASE – Bob Simpson – MLA Cariboo North

May 17, 2012 – Timber supply review launched by B.C. government
The Canadian Press, CBC – News BC

May 16, 2012 – Special committee to examine mid-term timber supply
Press Release – BC Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

May 1, 2012 – Sawmill Explosions Add Urgency to B.C. Forest Crisis
Justine Hunter, The Globe and Mail

April 26, 2012 – Intact Ecosystems Are Precious
Ben Andrew, Vancouver Sun

April 25, 2012 – Uncertainty In Burns Lake Reflects B.C. Forestry Troubles
CTV News BC

April 25, 2012 – There Is A War In The Woods
Burns Lake District News

April 25, 2012 – Timber Supply Review Certainly Does Raise Issues
Gunter Hoehne, Burns Lake District News

April 25, 2012 – Timber Audit Triggers Concerns
Regional District wants independent assessment of timber supply
Andrew Hudson – Burns Lake Lakes District News

April 23, 2012 – Editorial: Pine-beetle Plan Short on Action
Times Colonist

April 22, 2012 – Pine Beetle May Cost Lakes, Cariboo up to 12,000 Forestry Jobs: Report
Andrew Hudson, Houston Today

April 20, 2012 – Link Timber Harvesting to Manufacturing: United Steelworkers
Bob Matters, CNW Canada Newswire

April 20, 2012 – Forest Head Disappointed With Report Leak
Mark Nielsen, The Prince George Citizen

April 20, 2012 – Timber Supply Shortages Revealed
Autumn MacDonald, Quesnel Cariboo Observer

April 20, 2012 – Province Considers ‘Option’ of Over-riding Chief Forester To Supply Mills With Timber
Gordon Hamilton, Vancouver Sun

April 19, 2012 – Forestry Minister Responds to Leaked Pine Beetle Report
Chris Walker, CBC Daybreak

April 19, 2012 – Fraser Stumped by Forests Amendment
Dan Palmer, Alberni Valley Times

April 19, 2012 – Timber Fall Down Old News for COFI President
Mark Nielsen, The Prince George Citizen

April 19, 2012 – The Future of the Forest Industry Questioned
Monica Lamb-Yorski, Williams Lake Tribune

April 19, 2012 – Power Grab Eyed by Clark Gov’t to Set Logging Levels
Ben Parfitt, TheTyee

April 18, 2012 – Region Ignored in Wake of Pine Beetle Devastation, Critic Says
Cam Fortems, Kamloops – The Daily News

April 18, 2012 – Timber Supply Review Raises Issues
Andrew Hudson, Burns Lake Lakes District News

April 18, 2012 – Confidential Pine Beetle Report Warns of ‘Economic and Social’ Havoc
CBC News – BC

April 18, 2012 – B.C. Braces for Timber Supply Slump
Tom Fletcher, BC Local News

April 18, 2012 – Burns Lake Tests B.C. Forest Policy
Tom Fletcher, Omineca Express

April 18, 2012 – Report Warns of Economic, Social Impact from B.C. Pine Beetle Epidemic
Keven Drews, TheTyee

April 18, 2012 – A Shocking Glimpse of BC’s New Forest Plan
Ben Parfitt, TheTyee

April 17, 2012 – Confidential Report Warns Pine Beetle Set to Destroy B.C. Forestry Jobs
Mark Hume, The Globe and Mail

April 16, 2012 – Audit shows ministry lacks forestry data: RDBN
Andrew Hudson, Houston Today

April 06, 2012 – Lakes timber supply review raises long-term issues
Andrew Hudson, Houston Today



March 09, 2012 – A crisis of neglect in the province’s forests
By Jim Cooperman, Salmon Arm Observer

February 23, 2012 – Time to address forest issues
By Harry Drage, Times Colonist