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Former forests minister Rich Coleman to testify in court battle

A BC Supreme Court judge has ordered that former forests and range minister Rich Coleman be examined under oath about his knowledge of events at the centre of a multimillion-dollar, multi-year legal battle between TimberWest Forest Corp. and former contractor Ted LeRoy Trucking Ltd. (TLT).

Plaintiffs Ted and Rebecca LeRoy are suing TimberWest and several of its former executives over what they claim was a conspiracy to bankrupt TLT and terminate their logging contracts so that TimberWest could subdivide that work among smaller operators and ultimately reduce its timber-harvesting costs.

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Source: Business in Vancouver

 
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