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NB: First Nation chiefs look to block New Brunswick’s new forestry … – Daily Business Buzz

August 18, 2014

The Assembly of First Nations Chiefs in New Brunswick have filed for an injunction in the Court of Queen’s Bench, arguing the new strategy — which will increase the caps for harvesting softwood lumber — will cause irreversible environmental harm.

[FREDERICTON, NB] – Aboriginal leaders in New Brunswick are taking the provincial government to court in an effort to block an increase on the caps for harvesting softwood lumber in a new 10-year forestry strategy.

The Assembly of First Nations Chiefs in New Brunswick filed for an injunction in the Court of Queen’s Bench on Wednesday, arguing the new strategy will cause irreversible environmental harm.

Read More: http://www.dailybusinessbuzz.ca/Provincial-News/2014-08-18/article-3838415/NB%3A-First-Nation-chiefs-look-to-block-New-Brunswicks-new-forestry-strategy/1

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