Board to audit Canadian Resurgence Developments Ltd. near Stewart

VICTORIA – The Forest Practices Board will examine the activities of Canadian Resurgence Developments Ltd. on forest licence A16884 in the Coast Mountain Resource District, during the week of Sept. 6, 2016.

Auditors will assess whether forest planning and practices carried out between September 2014 and September 2016 met the requirements of the Forest and Range Practices Act and the Wildfire Act.

Forestry activities subject to the audit are located northeast of Stewart, adjacent to the Stewart-Cassiar Highway and the Bell-Irving River.

Once the audit work is completed, a report will be prepared, and any party that may be adversely affected by the audit findings will have a chance to respond. The board’s final report and recommendations then will be released to the public and government.

The Forest Practices Board is B.C.’s independent watchdog for sound forest and range practices, reporting its findings and recommendations directly to the public and government.

The board audits forest and range practices on public land, as well as appropriateness of government enforcement.

More information can be obtained by contacting:

Kairry Nguyen
Forest Practices Board
Phone: 250 213-4707 / 1 800 994-5899

August 29, 2016