BC Government Abruptly Replaces Top Forestry Official

The abrupt departure of the BC government’s top forestry official could signal a change in policy direction by Premier John Horgan and an expectation that turbulent times remain ahead for the sector.

Tim Sheldan, the deputy minister of forests, lands, natural resource operations and rural development, was removed from the job on Monday by Don Wright, the head of the civil service and Premier John Horgan’s deputy minister. read more >>