B.C. is home to 140 forestry-dependent communities with nearly 60,000 men and women directly employed in the industry, generating $8.6 billion in family-supporting wages.
The forest industry has long been known as a key driver in B.C.’s economy, but a new study reveals its economic impact is even more profound, in generating significant economic activity in all regions of the province including big cities, small towns and Indigenous communities.
Source: Vancouver Sun
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