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Canada: Logging trucks convoy protests job losses in forestry industry01:40

Canada: Logging trucks convoy protests job losses in forestry industry

Canada, Vancouver
September 26, 2019 at 08:40 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of logging trucks made their way from across British Columbia to Vancouver city centre, on Wednesday, to protest job losses in the forestry industry.

Footage shows the arrival of a convoy of logging trucks driving past the Vancouver Convention Centre where municipal and provincial leaders were attending the Union of B.C. Municipalities

convention.

The convoy reportedly reached the Metro Vancouver area and drove into the city’s downtown core, interrupting traffic as rush hour began.

Reports say job losses in the forestry industry throughout 2019 was due to the closure of dozens of mills across British Columbia.

Canada: Logging trucks convoy protests job losses in forestry industry01:40
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Hundreds of logging trucks made their way from across British Columbia to Vancouver city centre, on Wednesday, to protest job losses in the forestry industry.

Footage shows the arrival of a convoy of logging trucks driving past the Vancouver Convention Centre where municipal and provincial leaders were attending the Union of B.C. Municipalities

convention.

The convoy reportedly reached the Metro Vancouver area and drove into the city’s downtown core, interrupting traffic as rush hour began.

Reports say job losses in the forestry industry throughout 2019 was due to the closure of dozens of mills across British Columbia.

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