K’ómoks First Nation and TimberWest Forest Corp. signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that sets-forth a commitment to partner on cultural, environmental and economic opportunities around existing and future forestry operations for both parties.
“This agreement solidifies and formalizes our long standing relationship with K’ómoks First Nation, and represents the commitment of both parties to working together respectfully towards our common goals,” says Jeff Zweig, President and CEO of TimberWest. “We look forward to collaborating with the K’ómoks Nation on a number of important environmental and economic projects.”
Underlying the MoU is an intent to share knowledge and expertise on sustainable forest management, and to enable an open dialogue relating to cultural and environmental considerations in forestry business practices.
TimberWest is a member of the Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business. TimberWest has been operating for over 100 years on the BC Coast, and is Western Canada’s largest private timberland Company on Vancouver Island.