In Williams Lake, British Columbia, more than 10,000 people are under an evacuation alert. As wildfires rage out of control, firefighters prepare for lightening and high winds to complicate an already dangerous situation.
By Sunday evening, more than 7000 people had been ordered to evacuate to escape wildfires that rage across southern and central British Columbia.
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) recently hired new CEO Derek Nighbor, who is focused on working with Indigenous communities and youth to promote the forestry industry. The Candadian forestry industry is admired around the world for its environmental reputation.
Critical negotiations for a new softwood lumber agreement with the U.S. have stalled as the U.S. investigates claims that Canadian lumber was being sold for less than fair value. In the meantime, softwood lumber producers in British Columbia have begun pursing overseas markets.
For this phase of the project we started out with a list of all current Canim Lake Band (CLB) forestry obligations and planned obligations including Road Permits, Road Use Permits and Cut Blocks.
To build a First Nations Environmental Review Process framework that can be implemented by the three partner First Nations in dealing with major project developments within the traditional territories.
First Nations Wildcrafters, BC is unique in the wild harvested foods sector.
An Action Plan developed by the First Nations Chiefs and leaders in BC in 2005 to set out a collective response to the Mountain Pine Beetle epidemic. The First Nations Forestry Council is responsible for the implementation of this Plan.
In order to compare access to Crown tenure across Canadian jurisdictions it is necessary to establish a common classification system.