The Canadian Press

1994-02-04 | Harcourt-Watts-Europe

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BC Premier Mike Harcourt went to Belgium, Germany and Britain in early February to fight off Greenpeace's threat of a forest boycott in Europe. Through 10 days of forums, editorial board grillings and skirmishes with protesters, Harcourt put up a determined defense of BC logging standards, and arrived at a tentative agreement with Clayoquot Sound tribes on Vancouver Island to set up a government-aboriginal board to oversee logging. One of the best weapons in Harcourt's arsenal was Clayoquot aboriginal leader Charlie Watts, who said a boycott would cripple the already anemic economies in native communities.

Date: 1994-02-04
Placeline: London, UK
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 25 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << going to be a full day to make this whole thing that my grandfather fought for the ticket and yet because they don't repeat that that they make I don't want them could bring people that if they make I don't think so I don't think there will be a long after they've people when they come and they would say >>

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