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Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2:45 PM
In the spirit of partnership and reconciliation, a landmark agreement to explore salmon reintroduction into the Columbia River Basin between the Syilx Okanagan, Ktunaxa and Secwepemc Indigenous Nations, Canada and British Columbia was signed today in Castlegar.
Monday, April 24, 2017 11:25 AM
Forestry is one of B.C.’s founding industries and a key driver of B.C.’s economy. In 2016, the industry accounted for $14 billion in exports — 35% of the value of all B.C. goods exported.
Thursday, November 24, 2016 11:00 AM
Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson is leading a delegation of more than 25 senior executives from B.C.'s forest companies and associations to Japan and China.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 11:26 AM
Premier Christy Clark has tasked Minister Steve Thomson with annual forestry trade missions to Asia to continue diversifying markets for B.C. wood exports. These annual missions are a cornerstone of the joint provincial-federal-industry market developments in Asia.
Friday, February 27, 2015 10:30 AM
After more than 10 years of review and negotiations, it's time to put the issue of wildlife-harvest allocation behind us and have some certainty.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 3:00 PM
Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, is leading his third trade mission to Asia from Oct. 7 to Oct. 18, 2014.
Thursday, October 17, 2013 9:30 AM
Expanding and strengthening trading relationships abroad means real jobs here at home.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 1:39 PM
Canfor and B.C. government and local government officials cut the ribbon at the official re-opening of Canfor's Radium mill. The company has invested $38.5 million to upgrade its sawmill and build a new planer mill that will directly employ 144 people.
Sunday, November 6, 2011 8:27 AM
As part of Premier Christy Clark's BC Jobs and Trade Mission, Minister Steve Thomson and delegates on the forestry portion of the mission toured the Songjiang townhouse project, outside Shanghai. Minister Thomson is visiting both China and Japan during the mission to continue to expand B.C.'s lumber exports overseas.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 11:10 AM
It’s only been four months since Harrop-Procter Forest Products officially opened its doors on Kootenay Lake and business is taking off at the locally owned and operated sawmill.