Despite the many headwinds that has battered B.C.’s forest sector – pests, fires, duties, shrinking timber supply – it remains an economic “cornerstone,” generating $13 billion in gross domestic province and employing 140,000 British Columbians, 9% of whom are First Nations.
That’s the conclusion of a new report by PwC. The report was commissioned by the Council of Forest Industries (COFI), and released today, April 3, as a kick-off to its annual convention in Vancouver.
Source: Business in Vancouver
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