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Bill 22 is a catch-22 for BC forest companies, critics say – Business in Vancouver

May 21, 2019

A debate on forestry tenure reform in the B.C. legislature two weeks ago was capped on May 10, with the announcement of the permanent closure of a sawmill in Quesnel.

Tolko Industries Ltd. announced it will permanently shut down its Quest Wood sawmill in August and eliminate one shift at its Kelowna sawmill. That’s 150 job losses for Quesnel and 90 for Kelowna.

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