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#StopTheClosure Team CCCR....Ministers contact information if you would like to voice your opinion on the possible closure of our back country.

HONORABLE CATHERINE MCKENNA, MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE 

613-946-8682, Catherine.McKenna@parl.gc.ca

SEAN FRASER, PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY TO THE MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE

902-752-0226, Sean.Fraser@parl.gc.ca

HONORABLE JONATHAN WILKINSON, MINISTER OF FISHERIES, OCEANS AND THE CANADIAN COAST GUARD

604-775-6333, Jonathan.Wilkinson@parl.gc.ca

HONORABLE GEORGE HEYMAN, BC MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGY

604-775-2453, george.heyman.MLA@leg.bc.ca

HONORABLE DOUG DONALDSON, BC MINISTER OF FORESTS, LANDS, NATURAL RESOURCE OPERATIONS AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT 

250-842-6338, doug.donaldson.MLA@leg.bc.ca

             LET OUR VOICES BE HEARD                    Mackenzie Matters, Our Logs Our Jobs

Mackenzie Matters was founded in July 2019 by threee business women, Kim Guthrie, Lynda Moreland and Louise Skavlebo.  The group formed is made up of union members, local business owners and concerned citizens.  Mackenzie Maters is a non-partisan group that has come together to involved our community and take action and stand up to be heard.  Our group is focised on having the government of British Columbia listen and make changes when required within the forest practise code to make our forest resource attainable, usable and keep our mills open and our community residents employed. Mackenzie Matters is undertaking actions to ensure a sustainable Timber Supply Area for this community.  We are working together to achieve sustainable resources for Mackenzie and a commitment to reacting to change in a positive way.  We are determined to maintian fair and equal access of our timber supply.  Mackenzie Matters held a successful rally on August 22, 2019 that attracted multiple speakers which included the Honorable Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forest, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development.  We need change and we want it now.  Mackenzie Matters!  Our Logs, Our Jobs!

Our next General Meeting will be held October 17th, 2019.  Our Guest Speakers will be Rachelle Dumoulin-Labour Market Project Coordinator and Sherri Flavel from Community Futures.  Her topic will be “Exploring Solutions for Small Business in a New Economy”. If you wish to attend this meeting please call the Chamber at 250-997-5459.  

The Chamber is hosting a Federal All Candidates Forum on Wednesday, October 16th at the Recreation Complex's Sas Da'ghe Room.  Doors open at 6:00 pm.

 

Please welcome our newest Chamber Member....High Ground Services - Erik & Jessica....Erik provides a appliance repair service!