Location: Northern BC Date: May 2018: Submitted to WFCA by: Jordan Tesluk, Forestry Safety Advocate (Reprinted with permission)
Each year, thousands of young tree planting workers make their way through Northern BC to reach their new jobs. While many own vehicles or find transportation through their employer or co-workers, others make their own way to their new job, and some resort to hitch-hiking. READ IT HERE
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Book Review by Sarah Nickel, Ph.D.
Chief Joe Alphonse
WILLIAMS LAKE, BC - May 15, 2018 - The Ts^ilhqot’in Nation welcomes some of the recommendations released last week by the BC Flood and Wildfire Review, but remains disappointed by the lack of opportunity for involvement in the process and outstanding concerns over the rushed timelines. Ts^ilhqot’in have shown significant leadership in this area.
The south side of Francois Lake in B.C. eerily resembled Mars on Wednesday night as wildfires raged nearby.— CBC British Columbia (@cbcnewsbc) August 24, 2018
Tracy Calogheros, who captured the video, told us: "It's been insane. That was the first time we could see the shore half a kilometre away since Sunday." #BCWildfires pic.twitter.com/Y5fJY0Dtrp