TimberWest threatens Campbell River, BC city council over proposed tax increases

If Campbell River city council won’t cut proposed tax increases for TimberWest, the company may fight back with the chainsaw.

In a submission going before city council Wednesday, TimberWest is threatening the city with actions it might take if there are increases to the Managed Forest Lands the company owns in Campbell River.

“The proposed increased tax burden will likely discourage forestry and remove the financial incentive to carry out forest management activities,” said the TimberWest presentation.

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