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Is there a future for forestry in B.C.?

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Critics say that large companies are over harvesting B.C. forests, putting the future of the industry at the risk. (CBC)

Is there still a future for forestry in the north? Dozens of mills have shut down, and tens of thousands of mill workers and loggers have lost their jobs.

As part of the Stand Up for the North committee, Peter Ewart is helping organize public forums on the future of forestry. He worries proposed changes to forestry rules could put just a few big companies in charge of logging B.C., and that local communities need more control over how forests are managed. Listen to the full conversation below:

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