24 APRIL 2014
Thanks to Green Party Leader David Coon's Right to Information request, you can read the secret contract between the Alward government and Jim Irving. Its purpose? . . . "to ensure the ongoing global competitiveness and sustainability of Irving's forestry operations in the Province of New Brunswick.
The Alward government guarantees to increase the supply of softwood from Crown lands to J.D. Irving by 25%, keep wood costs competitive, and reduce costs for Irving's forestry operations in New Brunswick.
Read the contract here.