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New Forest Practices Board chair appointed

VICTORIA – Kevin Kriese has been appointed chair of the Forest Practices Board. His three-year appointment is effective Aug. 7, 2018. “The board serves a critical role in overseeing forest and range practices in British Columbia,” said Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. “Kevin’s experience will be a significant […]

New Chair Appointed To The Forest Practices Board

March 9, 2010 Ministry of Forests and Range VICTORIA – Al Gorley will assume the role of chair of the Forest Practices Board effective May 1, 2010, Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell announced today. “The Forest Practices Board serves as the public’s watchdog on forest practices in British Columbia,” said Bell. “I’m confident that […]

Government Fails to Enforce Forest Practices Code on Kemess Mine’s Power Line

Victoria – Royal Oak Mines Inc. failed to comply with the Forest Practices Code and caused significant harm to the environment along a 380-kilometre power line to its Kemess South mine site, according to a Forest Practices Board report released today. The special investigation report is highly critical of the three ministries responsible for enforcing […]