Seventy nine year old Sechelt elder: "The forest is being treated so terribly."
Island Timberlands has failed to meet the Cortes community demands and now people are gathering to protect the forest from the logging planned for September.
Forest advocates from all over the coast press the B.C. government for a conservation fund, urging private owner Island Timberlands to delay logging until they can purchase priority lands.
Public pressure prevented logging of sensitive areas on Salt Spring Island over a decade ago. Ancient Forest Alliance co-founder Ken Wu thinks Cortes Island may be able to re-enact that success.
A Cortes Island woman will activate a flash mob in front of Brookfield Asset Management's offices this morning on Bay Street in Toronto. She wants to embarrass the media-shy company that has Island T
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