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January 15, 2018

Social Media Contest at TLA Convention

Be sure to take part in the social media contest at the TLA 75th Convention & Trade Show this week! Post an exciting photo of the TLA Convention & Trade Show on social media and tag it with the hashtag #2018TLA.



January 11, 2018

TLA Year In Review

It's been a busy year for the the TLA with the Contractor Sustainabilty Review front and centre for most it. Find out everything the TLA has achieved for our members over our last fiscal year. 


January 09, 2018

Women in Forestry - Forestry Friendly Communities Video

The latest Forestry Friendly Communities video talk about how the gender balance is shifting in BC’s forest industry. “I’ve seen logging truck drivers, equipment operators, scalers, graders, and weighmasters. Women are not stopping at the desk, they’re going further.” – Debbie, Log Yard Manager
Hear why women are choosing forestry as a career. For more stories like this visit the Forestry Friendly Communities website or find them on Facebook.


January 09, 2018

Timber Forever! - TLA 75th Anniversary Book

As part of the TLA’s anniversary celebrations, every TLA member company will receive a free copy of Timber Forever!, our 75th anniversary book. This book commemorates the TLA’s long and storied history using the TLA’s Presidents as the framework. One free book per member company will be handed out at the convention and those that can’t make it will get their book in the mail. Extra copies will be available for purchase at the TLA membership booth for $20 tax included. 



January 08, 2018

Truck LoggerBC - Winter 2018


January 05, 2018

Director of Communications Opportunity

Director of Communications Opportunity - Apply Now!

The Truck Loggers Association was formed in 1943 as a non-profit society to give independent timber harvesting contractors a collective voice in the changes taking place in the British Columbian forest industry.  Now in its 75th year, the TLA’s advocacy has attracted a diverse membership including timber harvesting contractors, suppliers, independent forest product producers, small tenure holders, and communities located throughout BC. With a growing membership of more than 480 member companies, the TLA is known as an influential grassroots voice for small business interests of the BC forest industry.
 
The Truck Loggers Association is seeking a Director of Communications, who must be able to effectively craft and deliver TLA perspectives and positions to the membership, government, industry stakeholders, media and the public. The position also includes the editorial management of the Truck LoggerBC magazine. 
 
The position is based out of downtown Vancouver where you will be a key member of a small professional staff.  
 
Some minor travel is required to attend TLA functions and events around BC.  
 
A detailed job description can be found here: www.tla.ca/CommsSearch. Applicants should be prepared to provide compensation expectations with their applications.