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April 10, 2014  

Cascades to close Swedish boxboard plant in June

Company reorganizes Europe production amid weak market conditions.

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March 28, 2014  

Signed, sealed, and delivered

The Canada Job Grant aims for a July 1 start.

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March 27, 2014  

Softwood lumber exporters to get refunds following ruling

Export charges wrongly applied after 2006 softwood lumber agreement ended.

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March 24, 2014  

Rise in profits hint at Canadian forestry sector turnaround

PwC report suggests Canadian manufacturers have benefitted from a weakening Canadian dollar.

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March 19, 2014  

South Korea trade deal good for economy: Poloz

Ottawa says the deal will increase exports to South Korea by 32%

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March 14, 2014  

Canada can learn from Germany on skills: Kenney

Employment minister says feds, provinces can expand paid co-ops for students

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January 23, 2014  

Resources push BC budget into the black, Clark says

Growth plan includes the Site C hydroelectric dam and the inclusion of First Nations in that resource growth.

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December 12, 2013  

Blount Canada fined $60,000 for injury during training

Worker suffered burns to the abdomen and legs from a bla1st of steam and hot water.

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November 18, 2013  

Steelworkers and Canfor reach tentative deal

Five-year deal boosts pay, adjusts trades rates, improves health benefits and includes provisions to secure the USW’s pension plan.

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November 13, 2013  

Fortress Paper says Chinese duties will harm Canada's pulp sector

Fortress, Tembec and two other Canadian producers are currently paying a 13% levy to supply China.

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September 20, 2013  

Clark meets with northern leaders about LNG revenue sharing

Revenue sharing deal discussed involving LNG development in the north.

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August 20, 2013  

Canadians’ average salary increase for 2014 is 2.6%

Hay survey of top employers shows oil and gas, chemicals will pay the most.

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July 22, 2013  

Facing industrial pressures, Canada needs to up forest conservation game

Almost 15% of Canada’s Boreal forest has been distributed to oil and gas, mining, forestry and hydro development.

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May 22, 2013  

New Brunswick’s export growth modest through 2014, says EDC

Brazil tops the list of emerging market destinations, followed by China, India and Turkey.

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April 29, 2013  

Tembec’s Q2 losses double to $26M; Temiscaming costs up

Company says the cost to upgrade its specialty cellulose mill in Quebec has jumped by 24%.

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February 12, 2013  

Chinese could shift energy investments to forestry, mining

Canadian mining exports to China have eclipsed total exports to Germany.

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November 6, 2012  

Exports to grow 5% this year and 6% more in 2013: EDC

A 97-cent loonie in 2013 offers exporters a bit of a reprieve.

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September 24, 2012  

NS deal to help restart a NewPage paper mill approved, but under scrutiny

Canadian Taxpayers Federation calls it “tax trickery,” and too expensive.

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September 10, 2012  

$13.7B in ‘corporate welfare’ since 1982: Fraser Institute

No payment expected by Industry Canada for nearly half.

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August 31, 2012  

Idled Cape Breton mill gets $1.5 million court approved cash injection

Money for NewPage’s Port Hawkesbury mill comes from a $15.8-million provincial fund to keep the mill in a so-called hot idle mode.

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August 21, 2012  

NewPage gets $124.5M from Nova Scotia to reopen paper mill

Pacific West Commercial expects to inject $160 million into the local economy during its first year.

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August 16, 2012  

Cut more timber to fight pine beetle: BC report

70% of Central Interior’s marketable timber decimated by 2021 if action not taken.

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August 2, 2012  

Nine Sask. bands invest in renewable energy project

Meadow Lake Bioenergy Centre will run on sawmill flotsam.

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July 11, 2012  

Sino-Forest set to sell off assets, fails to find qualified bidder

Troubled Chinese forestry company is going ahead with restructuring plant so creditors can acquire company assets.

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June 11, 2012  

Troubled Sino-Forest set for restructuring

Chinese forestry company says outstanding notes will be sold to a third party.

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June 1, 2012  

For sale: Catalyst Paper

Insolvent forestry company gets court approval for sale; seeks takeover proposals.

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November 11, 2011  

RCMP faces hurdles in Sino-Forest investigation

Logistics are hampering fraud investigation as operations and chief executives are based in China

News Forestry General
September 21, 2011  

Cascades closes Burnaby containerboard mill

Cascades Inc. is closing its Norampac containerboard mill in Burnaby BC, blaming high operating costs and a high dollar.

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September 8, 2011  

Tembec secures $75-million loan for capital investment at Temiscaming plant

Forest products producer could invest more than $300 million by 2015 to modernize plant

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August 18, 2011  

Ontario wraps up decade-long industrial dispute

Ruling in First Nations case could have implications for future logging and mining in Ontario

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September 14, 2010  

Forestry Industry: $100M for innovation from IFIT program

Canada’s forestry industry now has a $100 million fund

News Forestry Production Sustainability
April 14, 2010  

Forestry industry banks on bio-age

Companies can convert wood fibre from forest waste into