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News Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
December 9, 2019  

Transcontinental CEO calls bid to ban flyers in Montreal ‘incoherent’

He says it fails to take into account Quebec consumers’ needs and hands a flyer monopoly to Canada Post.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Sustainability
December 5, 2019  

Cascades launches a 100% recycled, recyclable cardboard food tray

Patented water-based barrier coating protects it against humidity to enhance the packaging efficiency.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
November 20, 2019  

Concerned groups urge NS to reject mill’s effluent plan

They say the plan lacked critical information and didn’t meet the department’s terms of reference.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
August 20, 2019  

Battle over NS pulp mill’s future reflects wider Canadian debate: filmmaker

How communities can become divided as the interests of heavy industry are pitted against the natural environment.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
August 12, 2019  

Kruger partners with Nature Conservancy of Canada on destinations program

Offers in-nature experiences from short boardwalk strolls to day-long hikes in cities and remote locations across Canada.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
August 12, 2019  

End of controversial pulp mill not a disaster for some woodlots

Deadline approaches for the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County to stop sending effluent into a lagoon.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
August 1, 2019  

Sappi acquires Matane Mill in Quebec from Rayonier for $175M

Has a 270,000-megatonnes per annum capacity of high-yield hardwood pulp.

News Aerospace Automotive Chemicals Construction Electronics Energy Food & Beverage Forestry Government Manufacturing Metals Minerals Oil & Gas Pulp & Paper Transportation General
June 20, 2019  

Alberta government looking to speed up job accreditation for foreign workers

Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia already have similar laws.

News Pulp & Paper General
June 12, 2019  

Expert says forests killed by insects or fire need to be protected

Yukon saw 67 wildfires covering an area of more than 856 square kilometres last year.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
May 14, 2019  

Explosion reported at Georgia Pacific paper plant in Oklahoma

Building has been evacuated and all company staff has been accounted for.

News Construction Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
May 14, 2019  

Kruger breaks ground for construction of Sherbrooke tissue plant

Annual production of bathroom tissue and paper towels will be 70,000 tonnes a year.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Production
March 28, 2019  

Cascades closing plant as it exits felt backing for flooring market

Closure of the Trois‑Rivières plant affects 35 employees who have been offered relocation.

News Pulp & Paper General
February 28, 2019  

Cascades closing two tissue paper machines in Ontario, reports Q4 loss

The two sites employ a total of 68 workers and produce 44,000 tonnes of tissue paper annually.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
February 6, 2019  

NS group seeks data on effluent leak from Northern Pulp pipeline

No details from the province for three months, Friends of the Northumberland Strait are frustrated.

Feature Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
February 4, 2019  

Sweet success: Fortress looks ahead to biorefining

S2G acquisition broadens the forest product company’s global perspective.

News Pulp & Paper General
January 31, 2019  

Fire destroys landmark paper plant amid frigid weather

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Economy General
January 3, 2019  

NS prepares for worst on controversial pulp mill: ‘No easy solution here’

Proposes to dump more than 62 million litres per day of treated waste into the Northumberland Strait fishing grounds.

News Pulp & Paper General
December 5, 2018  

NS pulp mill takes legal action against fishermen’s blockade of survey work

The plan to dump treated effluent into the Northumberland Strait has raised the ire of fishermen.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
December 4, 2018  

Court rules NS must consult Mi’kmaq on financing of effluent plant

Tied to whether emission and effluent discharge targets are reached by the new system.

News Pulp & Paper General
November 29, 2018  

Pressure mounts on Ottawa to review NS mill’s effluent pipeline

Proposal to pump millions of litres of treated pulp mill waste into the Northumberland Strait has met with strong backlash.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
November 15, 2018  

Nova Scotia pulp mill expected to miss 2020 deadline to close lagoon

Under provincial legislation, the kraft pulp mill has less than 15 months to overhaul how it processes wastewater.

News Pulp & Paper General
October 15, 2018  

Interfor cutting back BC Interior production as lumber prices plunge

Vancouver-based company said the scale-back is a temporary measure.

News Pulp & Paper General
October 4, 2018  

Mercer International buying Canadian kraft pulp mills for $465M

Deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year

News Aerospace Automotive Chemicals Construction Electronics Energy Food & Beverage Forestry Government Manufacturing Metals Minerals Oil & Gas Pulp & Paper Transportation Economy
August 30, 2018  

Canada’s economy surges in second quarter on higher exports: StatCan

Economy rocketed to an annualized pace of 2.9 per cent in the period from April 1 through June 30.

News Pulp & Paper General
August 30, 2018  

Resolute signs deal to sell U.S. recycled bleached kraft pulp mill for US$55M

ND Paper LLC has agreed to buy the mill and to offer employment to the Fairmont mill employees.

News Pulp & Paper General
August 29, 2018  

Cascades to close two Ontario corrugated packaging plants

Closures to take place by year-end will affect about 65 workers in Barrie and Peterborough.

News Pulp & Paper General
August 29, 2018  

Tariffs on imported newsprint nixed in win for US newspapers

Rising cost of newsprint, typically their second-biggest expense, made it harder for them to operate.

News Aerospace Automotive Chemicals Construction Electronics Energy Food & Beverage Forestry Government Manufacturing Metals Minerals Oil & Gas Pulp & Paper Transportation Economy
August 22, 2018  

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.2 per cent to $50.7B in June

Economists had expected an increase of 0.1 per cent in June.

News Aerospace Automotive Chemicals Construction Electronics Energy Food & Beverage Forestry Government Manufacturing Metals Minerals Oil & Gas Pulp & Paper Transportation Economy General
July 23, 2018  

Canada’s wholesale sales rise 1.2% in May: Statistics Canada

Construction materials show strength, automotive and supplies fall.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
July 6, 2018  

Fishing boats to converge on Nova Scotia harbour to protest

Pulp mill plans to dump effluent daily into Northumberland Strait, they fear impact on lobsters, other seafood businesses.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
July 6, 2018  

WTO rules in Canada’s favour on dispute with US on glossy paper duties

Found the US Department of Commerce acted inconsistently with trade rules.

News Aerospace Automotive Chemicals Construction Electronics Energy Food & Beverage Forestry Government Manufacturing Metals Minerals Oil & Gas Pulp & Paper Transportation Economy General
June 6, 2018  

Statistics Canada says trade deficit narrowed to $1.9B in April

Canadian exporters in for a rough ride, says TD.