Bill 28 – 2021: Forest Amendment Act, 2021

Minister Conroy, pictured here with Nelson-Creston MLA, Brittny Anderson during a field trip to the Harrop Procter Community Forest, has introduced new legislation that will significantly change the forest industry as we know it today. The legislation aims to take the steps necessary to implement the province’s plans to Modernize Forest Policy (Intentions Paper) . The legislation includes timber buy back and redistribution to First Nations, communities and value added producers.

Press Release – Province building a more diverse, inclusive forest sector READ MORE

Additional articles

  • Timber buy-back, redistribution in latest B.C. forest overhaul – By Tom Fletcher BC Local News November 16, 2021 READ MORE
  • New forest legislation aims to transfer forest tenures to First Nations and open opportunities to smaller players By Lisa Cordasco The Vancouver Sun November 16, 2021 READ MORE  
  • B.C. forests bill gives minister complete control over compensation when cutting rights seized By Vaughn Palmer The Vancouver Sun November 16, 2021 READ MORE

 

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