What about that statement today that ‘Canada’s natural resources drive our economy and support thousands of middle-class jobs’ – forestry’s a natural resource
|Premier John Horgan and Prime Minister|
Justin Trudeau (Facebook image)
Wouldn’t that then also include say the BC forest industry ... which in 2017 employed just under 50,000 people according to Statistics Canada?
Revenue from the harvest of trees and production of forest products fund infrastructure and government services that British Columbians depend on. In 2017, the B.C. Government reported that $992 million in government revenue was attributable to the forest sector.