Activists on standby for Berland blockade


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By Masha Scheele, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

With zero industry activity in the Berland forestry area, the Berland blockade set up this past summer is currently on standby.
The group that set up the blockade, Action for Berland Caribou Committee (ABC), said it seems that a combination of pressure from locals, NGOs, the Mountain Metis, and the blockade have been successful to halt West Fraser for the time being. Since the summer, no industry activity has been noted in the area they are trying to protect between Hinton and Grande Cache.
“We have heard nothing from West Fraser, and what decisions they will make regarding the timber harvest of the Berland/Moon Creek area in the future is...continued.

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