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Christine Holowka: Canfor editorial shameful

Christine Holowka: Canfor editorial shameful

This action gives zero thought to approximately 600 UFCW unionized employees.
Peter Ewart: We need more community control over our forests

Peter Ewart: We need more community control over our forests

For too long, government forest policy has been under the thumb of the giant globalized forest companies with just about everyone else relegated to the sidelines. And we are seeing the results of this lop-sided big company domination with the sorry state of our forests today.
Neil Godbout: Prince George pulp mill closure an opportunity to reimagine forestry

Neil Godbout: Prince George pulp mill closure an opportunity to reimagine forestry

Properly managed, forestry is a sustainable, renewable resource, a goose that can lay golden eggs forever, a generous gift for our children and our grandchildren.
Cameron Stolz: Prince George needs an expanded Civic Centre for conventions

Cameron Stolz: Prince George needs an expanded Civic Centre for conventions

Like with major sporting events, conventions bring people from out of town with the economic benefits rippling throughout our city.
James Steidle: Nothing worse than bleeding hearts defending billionaires

James Steidle: Nothing worse than bleeding hearts defending billionaires

They will argue success in business is no crime, no matter what the social and environmental costs of that success.
Chief Crystal Smith: First Nations want an energy future, not eco-colonialism

Chief Crystal Smith: First Nations want an energy future, not eco-colonialism

Industry and to some extent government, have learned to work with First Nations to establish genuine economic reconciliation opportunities, particularly in the energy sector.
Guest editorial: This newspaper is not packaging

Guest editorial: This newspaper is not packaging

Recycle BC is subsidizing plastic and other waste through fees charged to newspaper publishers.
Nathan Giede: Canfor's Prince George lands should be seized by the Lheidli T'enneh

Nathan Giede: Canfor's Prince George lands should be seized by the Lheidli T'enneh

If anyone at Canfor starts squawking, mayor and council are welcome to remind them that there are other properties that could be seized.
Cameron Stolz: Canfor pulp closure will hit the wallets of Prince George residents

Cameron Stolz: Canfor pulp closure will hit the wallets of Prince George residents

In 2024, Canfor will no longer be paying property tax on the plant they are shutting down. That's tax revenue that will need to be made up for by the rest of the property owners in our city. 
Letter to the editor: Prince George pulp closure predicted 30 years ago

Letter to the editor: Prince George pulp closure predicted 30 years ago

From my recollections the government put a gag order on government forestry officials to not talk about the pine beetle crisis.
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