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Tuesday, April 17, 2007: As a business owner in the forest industry and a private woodlot owner, I would like to express my concern with the recommendations of the New Brunswick Self-Sufficiency Task Force regarding the future of forestry in this province.
In 2004 a report was presented to the legislature of New Brunswick by the Select Committee on Wood Supply concerning the future of Crown lands. The report was presented by an all-party committee which had been given the task of listening to the opinions of the peo...
Wednesday, April 04, 2007: OTTAWA-Fearing the effects of forest fires and tree-destroying insect infestations, the federal government has decided against using Canada's forests in the calculations for totalling up the country's greenhouse-gas emissions.
Instead of forests being used as a credit to offset other emissions, the government is now afraid that including forests in the formula could drive up Canada's climate-change burden.
Monday, April 02, 2007: The regulation on Management Plans has finally been published in the Canada Gazette.
Monday, April 02, 2007: I am writing in response to the New Brunswick Reality Report produced by the Self-Sufficiency Task Force. I work with the SENB Forest Products Marketing Board, which represents approximately 8,000 private woodlot owners in South East New Brunswick. Many of the recommendations to the forestry industry in this report, if implemented, will be devastating to the private woodlot owners and local sawmill industry in N.B.
Saturday, February 03, 2007: The recent letter by an independent wood harvester was accurate and to the point, even if it did not go far enough.
His belief that the Crown lands are managed for the sole use of large companies, and that this damages private woodlot owners and independent loggers, is correct.