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Quebec's Eastern Townships take a stand against clearcutting

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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Some people in the Eastern townships are taking a stand against clearcutting of forests in the area.

Medium: Television
Program: Newswatch
Broadcast Date: June 10, 1999
Guests: Jacques Brassard, Michael Herman, George Kobrynski, Jasmine Larishiere
Reporter: Christina Lawand
Duration: 1:58

Last updated: September 18, 2013

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