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Justin Storm became general manager of J.H. Huscroft Ltd. in 2013, at the age of 30.
East Kootenay, Creston, Forestry, 40 Under 40

Justin Storm, Creston’s dedicated lumberman

Justin Storm appreciates the collaboration among Creston’s businesses and community agencies, supporting the local economy.

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Ingrid Hope, president/owner of Hall Printing, stands beside an environmentally friendly, energy-efficient printer that uses no processing chemicals or water.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Nelson, Trail, Environment, Forestry

Lightening its print on the planet

Hall Printing in Trail, B.C., won the Go Green Award from the local chamber of commerce

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John Belland, HR manager at Zellstoff Celgar.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Nelson, Developments, Forestry

Homegrown skilled labour

A variety of programs are filling the need for skilled labour in the Kootenays, with both high schools and colleges offering ways into the trades.

by Galadriel Watson
Pictured from left to right: Derek Nighbor, CEO Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC); Michael J. Giroux, President, Canadian Wood Council; Pierre Lapointe, President and CEO FPInnovations
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Forestry

National Forest Week and Wood Innovation

Forestry is an important employer in the Kootenays, representing over $1.5 billion in annual revenue.

Elko Mill in Elko, B.C.
Environment, Forestry

State of the forest industry

The good, the bad and the unknown.

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The Zellstoff Celgar pulp mill in Castlegar, B.C.
East Kootenay, Fernie, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Forestry

Predictions for the pulp industry

Experts agree that there is likely to be a shift in pulp prices due to capacity exceeding demand.

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A logging truck is being loaded at a cut block.
Forestry

Forests are fundamental to our economy, our culture and our future

During National Forest Week, Canadians are invited to learn more about this valuable renewable resource

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Shrubs and trees in pots are lined up for sale at the Morris Flowers Garden Centre in Creston, B.C.
Green Scene, Agriculture, Environment, Forestry

One tree does make a difference

Canada has committed to planting 35 million trees by 2020, one for each Canadian

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Bridge installation steps on the Columbia West Bridge, located 40 kilometres from Golden, B.C.
Nakusp, Forestry, Transportation

Nakusp’s Galena Contractors Ltd. serving the Kootenays for nearly 50 years

Galena Contractor’s Ltd. strives to better the community through its projects with sustainable development focused on maintaining the environment.

by Nowell Berg

Promoted Forestry businesses

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