Tag: Fraser

B.C., federal government working to save Fraser River stocks after rock slide

VICTORIA—The federal and British Columbia governments have made a joint commitment to do everything possible to make sure chinook, steelhead, coho and sockeye are able to reach their spawning grounds past a rock slide in the Fraser River. The province says in a news release that Premier John Horgan briefed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on…

West Fraser expands production curtailments at B.C. lumber mills

VANCOUER, B.C. – West Fraser is expanding its production cuts due to supply constraints resulting from infestations, wildfires, prices declines and log cost increases. The Vancouver-based company says it will permanently close its Chasm lumber mill and eliminate the third shift from its 100 Mile House lumber mill, both in the third quarter. The moves…