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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 12:45 PM
A planning and reconciliation agreement between four member Nations of the Na̲nwaḵolas Council and Western Forest Products Inc. (Western) includes an agreement to defer harvest of approximately 2,500 hectares of ancient, rare and other priority old growth for two years in support of Province’s Old Growth Strategy.
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 4:20 PM
Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, has issued the following statement in support of the Government of Canada’s decision today to challenge the final results of the second administrative review of the U.S. anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on softwood lumber from Canada:
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 3:00 PM
Effective immediately, Diane Nicholls, British Columbia’s chief forester, has set a new allowable annual cut (AAC) level for Tree Farm Licence (TFL) 33.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 2:05 PM
Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation, have issued the following joint statement in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s final determination in its second administrative review regarding countervailing and anti-dumping duties applied to Canada’s softwood lumber exports to the United States:
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 1:35 PM
The Province has announced its intention to work in partnership with First Nations to defer harvest of ancient, rare and priority large stands of old growth within 2.6 million hectares of B.C.’s most at-risk old-growth forests.
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 6:00 AM
The wildfire situation is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 7 p.m. (Pacific time) on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021.
Friday, September 3, 2021 8:00 AM
There will be an increased presence of Tahltan guardians and B.C. conservation officers within Tahltan Territory this year, as the Province of British Columbia and the Tahltan Central Government work together toward co-operative wildlife stewardship and continue their shared commitments to further reconciliation.
Thursday, September 2, 2021 7:45 AM
Drought conditions and aggressive fire behaviour have contributed to this year’s extreme wildfire season.
Thursday, September 2, 2021 6:00 AM
The wildfire situation is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 7 p.m. (Pacific time) on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 11:30 AM
Concerns about water supply security, drought and water scarcity remain an issue for most of the southern half of British Columbia even as cooler temperatures and rain have arrived.