It seems barely a day goes by without an announcement about layoffs, temporary closures or permanent mill shut downs in British Columbias struggling forest industry. As a result, thousands of workers, their families and many communities have been left facing uncertain futures.DIRK MEISSNERTHE CANADIAN PRESS
Posted December 1, 2019 12:50 pm

BCEDA is committed to providing support to communities impacted by the downturn in BC's forest industry. View the News Release.

Due to support received over the past several years by partners and communities at its annual auction, BCEDA is announcing the launch of a Forestry Plus program. The first phase of the program will allow for increased dialogue between impacted communities - Indigenous and non-Indigenous, BCEDA and other partners. Bringing together a network of economic development professionals to share challenges and successes.

The first phase of this program includes the following: