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Nova Scotia increases fines for illegal logging

Oct. 5, 2016 - Illegal logging on crown land in Nova Scotia is now punishable by a $50,000 fine for individuals or $250,000 for businesses and up to a year imprisonment on the first offence.

The Nova Scotia government announced the fine increase on Tuesday. The previous fine was $2,000 and up to six months imprisonment. 

Read the full story by the Chronicle Herald

October 5, 2016  By  Maria Church

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