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Changes to logging rules worry mill industry

Timber Export Advisory Committee member resigns (Photo:   CBC/Stephen Smart)

Daybreak meets a Surrey sawmill owner who says changes to the raw log export rules are a warning to the rest of the province.  David Gray resigned from the Timber Export Advisory committee because he says the B.C. government is favouring log exports over B.C. jobs. Here's his conversation with Betsy Trumpener.

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And a long-time pulpmill worker in Mackenzie says proposed changes to the Forest Act could be disastrous for his community. Marissa Harvey reports.

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