New Brunswick hikes Crown timber fees 30 per cent

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The fee forestry companies pay the New Brunswick government to harvest timber on Crown lands is set to go up by 30 per cent.

It's part of promised changes the province is making to its Crown timber royalty fee system, which are expected to result in an additional $50 million this fiscal year once it takes effect later this month, said Natural Resources and Energy Development Minister Mike Holland.


Source: CBC News


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