Logging truck convoy to protest forestry job losses in BC
September 25, 2019 By Ellen Cools
Today, up to 200 logging trucks are expected to make their way to Vancouver to protest forestry job losses in the province. Government MLA’s and B.C. mayors are currently in Vancouver for the annual Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) convention.
According to Global News, the truck convoy, co-organized by Frank Etchart, owner of Nadina Logging Ltd., is demanding action to immediately address mill closures and curtailments in the province.
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Truck drivers left from northern B.C. communities this morning, and plan to gather in Merritt, B.C., before heading down towards Vancouver, Global News reports.
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