New government in – time to move on a new Crown Lands and Forests Act

Written by Rick Doucett on November 16, 2018

Well, wasn’t that a rigmarole determining who our new government will be on the heels of an indecisive election? But in the end the process has played itself out and we have a Progressive Conservative minority government.

In regards to forestry policy, there is reason to be optimistic because, in his election platform, Blaine Higgs promised a complete review of the current Crown Lands and Forests Act with the stated objectives of making it better for taxpayers and fair for private woodlot owners. And further, both of the third parties – the Greens and the People’s Alliance promised similar action.

Read the entire article by Rick Doucett, President of the NB Federation of Woodlot Owners, here

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