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Cortes Island logging dispute moves to the market

As the dispute between Cortes Island residents and Island Timberlands escalates, activists are moving the debate to where it will hurt: the market.   Earlier this month, local residents'...

Protesters block logging road access on Cortes Island

Cortes Islander goes to the ground to prevent Island Timberlands access.

Cortes Island citizens prepare for logging protests

Island Timberlands states it will start logging Cortes Island this week. Many residents, however, aren't planning to let it happen quietly.

BC pension fund has deep stake in the timber companies liquidating Vancouver Island forests

Why is bcIMC investing in industrial logging that harms the communities that its pensioners live in?

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...

Local children speak out against logging of pristine B.C. forest on remote West Coast island

Families and educators on B.C.'s Cortes Island are intent on saving a special section of forest from upcoming logging, hoping to buy the land with a Children’s Forest Trust.

In rural B.C., diverging opinions on logging pristine forest

Over 6,200 petitioners have voiced their concern over clear-cutting forests on the coastal B.C. island. But are all Cortes Island residents on the same page?

A mill owner's view on creating a climate for better forest management in B.C.

Switzerland's logging industry provides up to 11 jobs per thousand cubic meters of timber. That's 10 times the number of jobs created by logging in B.C., a Cortes Island mill owner says.

Ancient Forest Alliance confirms vital old growth in threatened Cortes Island woods

Forest conservation experts say documenting old growth trees in BC island forests could help secure provincial support, in order to buy endangered land from logging company Island Timberlands.

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

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...