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Newfoundland’s Sexton Lumber convicted for forestry act violations

August 18, 2023  By CFI Staff

An investigation conducted by Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture’s Resource Enforcement Division has resulted in Sexton Lumber being convicted for four violations of the forestry act.

The company has appeared in provincial court at Grand Falls-Windsor where it pled guilty to the violations. Sexton Lumber was found guilty of one charge of neglect to perform an obligation imposed by an order of a forestry official and three charges of failing to comply with the terms and conditions stated on their cutting permits. The company received a total fine of $3,100 plus a 30 per cent victim surcharge fee.

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