November 2019: Council determined that Wynn Properties Ltd. contravened two sections of the Private Managed Forest Land Council Regulation (Council Regulation):
s. 22, by failing to deactivate a road as required, resulting in a landslide which had a material adverse effect on fish habitat.
s. 26, by failing to notify Council within 24 hours of becoming aware that a landslide or debris flow occurred on the owner’s land and deposited debris or sediment into a class A, B, C, D, or E stream.
December 2019: the Owner requested a reconsideration of the November determination.
September 2020: Council upheld its November 2019 determination that s. 22 of the Council Regulation was contravened but determined that s. 26 of the Council Regulation was not contravened.
Council determined that Rockyview Resources Ltd. and Probyn Log Ltd. contravened sections 15 and 29 of the Private Managed Forest Land Council Regulation as follows: contravention of section 15 by causing a material adverse effect to fish habitat; and contravention of section 29 by failing to maintain sufficient trees in riparian areas.
Council determined that Centre Stage Holdings Ltd. contravened section 31 of the Private Managed Forest Land Council Regulation by failing to restock harvested areas in accordance with that section.
Council determined that Erie Creek Forest Reserve Ltd contravened section 21 of the Private Managed Forest Land Council Regulation by failing to maintain a road in accordance with that section, resulting in a slide that caused material adverse effect on fish habitat. Council Reconsideration was appealed to the Forest Appeals Commission who rendered a decision on May 11 2015.
Council determined that 46761 BC Ltd. contravened section 11(1) of the Private Managed Forest Land Council Regulation by failing to provide a Notice of Sale within 30 days of the disposal of private managed forest land.
Council determined that Pope & Talbot Ltd. contravened sections 9(2) and 20 of the Private Managed Forest Land Act by failing to pay the annual administration fee and submit the annual declaration.
Council determined that TimberWest Forest Corp contravened section 18 of the Private Managed Forest Land Council Regulation by failing to retain at least 20 trees along each 100 m of the east side of Beech Creek that is adjacent to Block CW500. This determination has been rescinded and therefore has no effect.
Council determined that Columbia National Investments contravened section 19 of the Private Managed Forest Land Council Regulation by retaining insufficient trees within a 100m section of a stream bank during harvest operations. After careful consideration of the particular circumstances, the Council determined that an administrative penalty or a remediation order were not warranted.
Council accepted the investigation findings and concluded TimberWest Forest Corp did not contravene the Private Managed Forest Land Act relating to a recent landslide on Block T141 in the Beaufort Range area near Port Alberni.
Council accepted the investigation findings and concluded that TimberWest Forest Corp did not contravene the Private Managed Forest Land Act relating to two recent landslides on Block T144 in the Beaufort Range area near Port Alberni.