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B.C. makes changes to its Forest Practice Code

Vancouver Island's Clayoquot Sound. Manitoba's boreal forests. The Central Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland. These picturesque locales have served as the battlegrounds over the controversy of clearcutting — the logging practice that strips a forest bare by cutting every single tree down. On one side are the environmentalists. On the other, logging companies. In the middle are native people. The fate of Canada's old-growth forests and the forestry industry as a whole rests in the balance in the 'war of the woods.'

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The province reacts.

Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: June 9, 1997
Guests: Tzeporah Berman, Glen Clark, Bob Sitter, David Zirnhelt
Host: Brian Stewart
Reporter: Terry Milewski
Duration: 2:23

Last updated: September 18, 2013

Page consulted on September 10, 2014

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