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BC's Crazy Timber Economics

In This Series


Wood Waste

Forestry Firms Burning Jobs

Why they'd rather torch timber than feed mills.

By Ben Parfitt, 29 Nov 2006



Cutting Back on Adding Value

Quesnel mill that creates jobs with marginal timber is squeezed by softwood reform.

By Ben Parfitt, 30 Nov 2006


Mill Worker

How to Revive BC's Timber Jobs

Shift policies to encourage making goods with wood

By Ben Parfitt, 5 Dec 2006

Undone: A Newcomer’s Story

Farid was happiest when jotting down plans for his new life in Canada. Within a year of arriving, he was dead. A special report.

By Katie Hyslop