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Cortes Island residents submit petition to stop industrial logging of pristine B.C. forest: video

Video by Daniel J. Pierce.

A group of advocates visited Island Timberlands CEO Darshan Sihota in Nanaimo on Thursday, delivering a petition bearing over 6,200 signatures to stop industrial logging on B.C.’s pristine Cortes Island. 

Read more about the issue here: 

  • Petition against logging pristine B.C. forest draws Margaret Atwood, Mia Farrow and 4700 signatures
  • Logging of pristine B.C. island forest to begin in January by Brookfield Asset Management
  • Hand delivered petition urges Island Timberlands to reconsider logging of pristine B.C. forest
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