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Doman faces First Nations obstacles

January 21, 2004 | 

Once again Doman (Western Forest Products) is seeking an extension from the bankruptcy court. Like most forestry stories in BC, reporting on the Doman bankruptcy has not addressed the ...

The scoop on softwood

January 20, 2004 | 

On January 19, 2003, the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body released its decision confirming that that Canada subsidizes its forest industry. This is no surprise to those familiar ...

A new rip off of public resources

January 20, 2004 | 

Last week, Premier Gordon Campbell announced upcoming implementation of BC’s pseudo-market based pricing scheme. He announced that as of Feb. 29, timber prices in the coastal industry will be ...

Martin boasts of gains with Bush – but what did he give away?

January 13, 2004 | 

Paul Martin met with George Bush in Monterey, Mexico, this morning. He came away from the meeting “gaining commitments on Canadian passports and participation in the reconstruction of Iraq.”, ...

Anderson versus Efford

January 13, 2004 | 

David Anderson: “If you make the decision to proceed, that’s final. If you make the decision not to proceed, you can always reverse it later. But a decision to ...

Making money talk for BC forests and First Nations

January 6, 2004 | 

US banking giant’s policy helps BC forests & First Nations Decisions in far-off corporate boardrooms have a profound impact in BC. Whether it be Weyerhauser corporate honchos in Federal ...

EnCana expands coalbed methane development in Alberta

December 30, 2003 | 

In this news release, EnCana announce an expansion of their coalbed methane program. Read closely, though. Even though EnCana hold large tracts of coalbed methane potential in BC, they ...

Police raid Minister’s offices

December 29, 2003 | 

Are the police raids on the offices of David Basi, the ministerial assistant to Finance Minister Gary Collins and Bob Virk, the ministerial assistant to Transportation Minister Judith Reid ...

Just say no–to privatizing forests

December 29, 2003 | 

John Chittick, a Director with the newly formed British Columbians For Private Forests (BCPF), has proposed a misguided privatization plan for BC’s forests. In a recent Op-ed (” Why ...

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