TV News Story - Forest event cancelled due to safety concerns

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

This is a TV news story about an event put on by the Wilderness Committee and Sierra Club in Campbell river BC to discuss forestry, old-growth forest protection and climate change. When word spread that forestry workers may be planning to attend the meeting in large numbers the city of Campbell River under advice from the RCMP cancelled the venue.


 

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A mass rally at the legislature on Tuesday is intended to bring attention to the revenue the forestry industry creates and the people it supports, from loggers and tree fallers to industry suppliers and business owners, said Carl Sweet, a heavy equipment salesman in Campbell River and one of the eventÍs organizers. Photograph By TIMES COLONIST
A mass rally at the legislature on Tuesday is intended to bring attention to the revenue the forestry industry creates and the people it supports, from loggers and tree fallers to industry suppliers and business owners, said Carl Sweet, a heavy equipment salesman in Campbell River and one of the eventÍs organizers. Photograph By TIMES COLONIST