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The Export Development Corporation of Canada (EDC) is a publicly financed Crown Corporation with a mandate to promote Canadian exports.
The West Coast Environmental Law Association welcomes the opportunity to make submissions to assist the Minister of Forests (the "Minister") in his decision whether to consent to the acquisition of MacMillan Bloedel Limited ("MB") by Weyerhaeuser Company
There are many reasons to be critical of the lack of federal leadership when it comes to the stewardship of Canadian water resources – not least among them is the lack of a meaningful federal water policy.
Stewardship of the land is a long established tradition in Canada.
Occasional Paper series, Issue 25:01.
The BC Minister of Forests must consent to the change of control of MacMillan Bloedel Limited contemplated by the June 20, 1999 merger agreement between Weyerhaeuser Company, MacMillan Bloedel Limited, and a BC subsidiary of Weyerhaeuser.
Please Note: Preserving British Columbia's Coast - A Regulatory Review was originally published as a web-based HTML document. It has been converted to a .pdf file, but in doing so some of the formatting and annotation functionality has been affected.
In March 1999, the government of British Columbia announced that it was considering privatising and turning over up to 30,000 hectares of public land to logging giant MacMillan Bloedel (MB), and removing up to 91,000 hectares of existing private land from
West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL) understands that the terms of reference of the MacMillan Bloedel (MB) Settlement Agreement Consultation Program include: determining whether the proposed land transfers to MB can be done without infringing aboriginal ri