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Katrina Eschner

Katrina Eschner is a Vancouver-based freelance writer. She focuses on politics, civic affairs, and natural resource reporting. Find her on Twitter @katrina_eschner.

Chinese seek stake in BC forestry company as FIPA decision looms

If FIPA is ratified by the federal government, forest activists say, the trade agreement will protect Chinese investors, not local communities.