Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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BC02 (Forestry-Horgan)

VANCOUVER. x-18s. Premier John Horgan says the province is taking steps to reverse a systematic decline in the coastal forestry sector over the past two decades. He says his government will increase the processing of B-C logs on the coast and reduce wood waste by redirecting it to the province's pulp and paper mills. He says the government can't recreate the industry that existed 20 years ago but he is determined to return natural resource wealth to the communities where it comes from.

("...sales program.") (SOURCE: The Canadian Press)

TAG: Horgan says the first change will base the fee for log exports on harvest economics and the whole revitalization program will be implemented over the next two years. …

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