Bruce Flatt

No negotiation progress as Island Timberlands’ plans to log Cortes Island forests remain virtually unchanged

Six thousand eight hundred petition signatures brought media attention and pressure to bear on Island Timberlands’(IT) plans to log significant ecosystems on Cortes Island, including some of the...

Over 4000 Signatures on Petition to Save Cortes Forests

Like many of the private managed forest lands in BC, Cortes Island's mature second growth Douglas fir and old growth pockets are globally rare.

Logging of pristine BC island forest to begin in January by Brookfield Asset Management

Brookfield Asset Management owns Island Timberlands, which plans to start logging on Cortes Island this January, according to Wayne French, Operations Planner for IT.

Will Brookfield Asset Management trash a beloved B.C. forest for cash? Tune in to MTV's Buried Life tonight to find out. (VIDEO)

Tune in to the Buried Life, on November 15th to find out the end of the story that unfolded when MTV got in touch with Zoe Miles to help her fulfil a dream.  The dream?  Saving a beloved...

MTV's The Buried Life, Zoe Miles and corporate behemoth Brookfield Asset Management stand off over trees

In the balance, a forest's future hangs. Will it become a clear cut? Brookfield Asset Management chief Bruce Flatt must decide.

MTV and "Avatars" follow Zoe Miles to Brookfield Asset Management

A young woman from a remote island goes to Toronto, overcomes her shyness, organizes a Flash Mob, gets on MTV and asks for a hearing with the CEO of powerful Brookfield Management Company...