Category Archives: forestry

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Natural resources minister in Alward government says Irving letter got him fired – CBC NEWS – 8 January 2018

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Author by: CONNELL SMITH “Governments, whether it’s this government or the previous Conservative government, will stand with Jim Irving, will stand with JDI. They have repeatedly made that decision.”-David Coon Pressure from Jim Irving led former premier David Alward to switch natural resources ministers, says Bruce Northrup, speaking for the first time about how he lost the portfolio in a […]

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N.B. trade minister got things wrong on softwood lumber, says woodlot group – CBC News – 6 July 2017

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Article by CBC News Photo by CBC News The New Brunswick Woodlot Federation says a provincial cabinet minister should get his facts straight when he argues against higher U.S. duties on softwood lumber from the province. Roger Melanson, the minister responsible for trade policy, was wrong to say recently that nothing has changed in the way the province has managed […]

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Forest Strategy for Softwood Lumber Tariffs: Question Period – 3 May 2017

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Here is the video and transcript of oral questions today recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: I have tabled two bills in this Legislature that would have helped to secure New Brunswick’s historic exemption from softwood lumber tariffs. In 2015, I introduced a bill that would have rescinded the former Conservative government’s decision to increase the […]

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