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2014 AGM

Posted Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Annual General Meeting was held on April 12, 2014 in Whitehorse.  There was a record turnout, and the association's membership is growing.  Highlights included the election of the Board of Directors, a presentation on Integrated Biomass Inc, and updates from the Forest Management Branch.  There was much input on where we will be focusing our efforts in the coming year, and committees were formed to assist with some of these directions.  Read the AGM minutes for more information:  2014 AGM Minutes    
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Comments Sent to the Dawson City Land Use Planning Commission

Posted Monday, March 03, 2014

Members from the YWPA have been working with the Dawson City Land Use Planning Commission the last few years to share knowledge and guidance from the perspective of the forest industry. The resulting draft document of the Dawson Forest Management Plan has been released for public review, and the YWPA has sent a letter with additional comments in order to contribute to and enhance the final document.  
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Fall 2013 Newsletter

Posted Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Read on the highlights of the work that has been done, and see what the priorities are in the coming months.  Your input is appreciated; go to the Contact page to share your thoughts.  Fall 2013 Newsletter 
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June Meeting Held With Ministers

Posted Friday, August 16, 2013

Ron Johnson, Bill Bowie, Romeo Leduc, Ivan Thompson, and Myles Thorp attended a meeting with Minister Cathers (EMR/FMB) and Minister Dixon (Ec Dev & Env) on behalf of the YWPA on June 25th 2013. We had asked to meet with Minister Istchenko (Hwys & Public works) as well however he was unable to attend. 
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Spring 2013 AGM Highlights

Posted Friday, August 16, 2013

On April 25, 2013 the Board of Directors met then on April 26, 2013 the Annual General Meeting was held. A summary of the meeting is available which highlights the key issues discussed and the decisions taken at the meetings. 
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