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New Brunswick sued over forestry policy

May 13, 2016 - The Government of New Brunswick is being take to court by seven Mi'kmaq First Nations over its forest policies and management agreements with forestry companies, according to a recent CBC report.

The report states that, the chiefs oppose a 2014 forest strategy decision that allowed the AAC for softwood on Crown land to be increased by 20 per cent - decreasing the amount of Crown lands off-limits to the forestry sector to 23 per cent from 30 per cent.

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May 13, 2016
By Andrew Snook

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