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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.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Production Sustainability
May 22, 2018  

Northern Pulp says no wastewater pipe to NS waterway, no mill

Company’s plan and spotty environmental record is creating tension in Pictou.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
April 23, 2018  

Mackenzie Pulp Mill fined $900,000 for leaking effluent into BC lake

Two incidents involving discharge coming from the mill that was found to be harmful to fish.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
April 13, 2018  

US publishers worry about pricier Canadian newsprint with new tariffs

Critics of the paper tariffs say it’s US newspapers that will ultimately be harmed.

News Energy Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
March 15, 2018  

Power utilities forced to adapt as climate change brings wilder weather

Significant weather events have consistently increased over the last five years, according to the CEA.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
March 14, 2018  

US hits Canadian forestry industry with more duties

US department of Commerce claims Canadian exporters underpriced uncoated groundwood paper by between 0 and 22.16%.

News Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
March 7, 2018  

NAFTA tribunal rules Canada did not violate trade agreement in BC pulp mill case

Mercer claimed competing pulp mills in the province received more favourable treatment over purchase/sale of power.

News Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
February 28, 2018  

Directive issued to Northern Pulp after ash leak earlier this month

Plan required to prevent further discharges of power boiler ash slurry into a ditch.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
February 14, 2018  

Assessment of Nova Scotia mill’s effluent plan according to rules:deputy

Northern Pulp has until 2020 to replace its current effluent treatment plant in Boat Harbour near Pictou.