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Supreme Court of Canada rejects Northwood appeal

VICTORIA -The Supreme Court of Canada has denied Canfor Corporation the right to appeal a decision made by the B.C. Court of Appeal regarding the Forest Practices Board’s jurisdiction. The court’s ruling, handed down today, follows an unsuccessful appeal launched by Northwood Pulp and Timber Ltd. (now Canfor Corporation) in November 1999 after the B.C. […]

Appeal decision overturns logging in seabird habitat

VICTORIA – On Nov. 20, the Forest Appeals Commission struck down the Ministry of Forests’ approval of five cutblocks in the Queen Charlotte Islands. The decision keeps alive important options to conserve the old-growth habitat critical for the survival of the marbled murrelet, a threatened species. This area was the primary focus of wildlife inventories […]