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Thursday, July 9, 2020 4:20 PM
Scott Fraser, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation; Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development; and Nicholas Simons, MLA for Powell River-Sunshine Coast; have issued the following joint statement regarding recent acts of racist anti-Indigenous vandalism on the Sunshine Coast:
Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:30 AM
With the help of a $1.25-million grant from the Forest Enhancement Society of BC, the Cheslatta Carrier Nation is rehabilitating tree stands that were severely damaged by wildfires in 2018 and re-establishing productive forest ecosystems.
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:30 PM
Effective immediately, Diane Nicholls, British Columbia’s chief forester, has set the new allowable annual cut for Tree Farm Licence (TFL) 26 near Mission to 60,000 cubic metres.
Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:00 AM
The provincial government is providing nearly $14 million in grants for over 150 projects to support economic development and recreational opportunities for British Columbians in rural communities throughout the province.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:15 PM
Premier John Horgan has appointed Ravi Kahlon, Parliamentary Secretary for Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, to lead the expansion and use of mass timber in B.C. buildings.
Thursday, June 11, 2020 5:12 PM
Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, has released the following statement regarding the curtailment of the Paper Excellence mill in Mackenzie:
Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:30 PM
The B.C. government is taking additional action to help support people, communities and forest companies dealing with challenges from the COVID-19 crisis.
Monday, May 25, 2020 7:30 AM
The 2020 summer camping season has arrived, giving people in B.C. more opportunities to get outside and connect with nature as most provincial campgrounds and recreation sites open June 1, along with more parks for day-use activities.
Friday, May 22, 2020 6:15 PM
Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, has released the following statement in response to today’s North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ruling on the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (USITC) determination that the Canadian lumber industry has harmed the U.S. industry:
Friday, May 8, 2020 6:00 AM
The first aerial-spraying treatment to eradicate invasive gypsy moths from 167 hectares of rural land in Raspberry, north of Castlegar, will occur next week, weather permitting.