First Nations

Landmark deal protects huge swath of central B.C. coast from logging

By The Canadian Press
February 1, 2016 - 10:21am Updated: February 1, 2016 - 2:12pm

VANCOUVER — A jewel in the crown of British Columbia’s magnificent landscape — the Great Bear Rainforest — has been largely protected from logging in a landmark agreement between First Nations, forest companies, environmental groups and the government, Premier Christy Clark said Monday.