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CWF names its logging and trucking contractors of the year


December 7, 2021
By CFI staff

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A.K. Goodwin Enterprises. Photo: CWF.

John Goodwin of A.K. Goodwin Enterprises Inc. based in Southhampton, N.S., has been recognized as the 2021 Atlantic Outstanding Forestry Contractor of the Year by the Canadian Woodlands Forum (CWF).

A.K. Goodwin Enterprises employs more than 25 people including John’s spouse, Crystal, and their sons, Nick and Alex.

The CWF selected Steve Gosson, owner of Gosson Enterprises Ltd. in Saint John, N.B., as this year’s forest trucking contractor of the year.

Gosson employs six full-time drivers and one part time, which keeps his three trucks on the road hauling for J.D. Irving year-round.

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Peter Robichaud, executive director of the CWF, introduces both winners in the video below:

The CWF profiled all its 2021 logging and trucking contractors of the year nominees here.