Posts Tagged ‘opinion’

Opinion: Education key to understanding lumber industry

November 23, 2017

“How did we get so detached from the things we use every single day?” Stacie Carroll wonders in a recent commentary published by the Chronicle Herald. “It should be mandatory for people who use forest products such as toilet paper, sandwich wrappers, paper cups, instruments, furniture, construction materials and coffins

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OFIA to municipalities: Forestry supports Main Streets

August 31, 2017

In a presentation at the annual meeting of Association of Municipalities of Ontario, Jamie Lim suggested four measures are needed for Ontario’s forest sector to thrive. The president of the Ontario Forest Industries Association told attendees the industry needs consistent access to affordable wood, supportive public policy and a favorable

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Opinion: B.C. timber supply review process is flawed

August 1, 2017

A former employee of the B.C. Forest Service criticizes forest management decisions being made by public servants in Victoria “that work against the sound management of local forests,” in a recent opinion piece in the Vancouver Sun. Anthony Britneff worked for the B.C. Forest Service for 40 years, holding senior

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