Pulp & Paper
Feds open to helping newsprint producers slapped with US tariff
Carr okay with a global approach similar to what the Liberal government did for the softwood lumber industry.
Pipelines, not carbon taxes, bigger factor in energy competitivess: report
Overhaul of environmental and regulatory review process for major energy projects will make-or-break plan for the future.
Cascades to close New York City packaging plant
Facility has reached its physical limits, selling property for $72 million.
Norbord suspends operations at mill, site evacuated due to BC wildfires
More than 8,500 people in BC have been ordered to leave their homes due to the wildfires.
Worker killed at BC Domtar mill identified
57-year old Jim Macleod had worked at the mill for 37 years, and was an active member of the local Unifor union.
Softwood dispute redux – it’s time to secure new lumber markets
Victory in the latest trade battle will only be secured if Canada uses all of the weapons in its arsenal.
Federal government set to help softwood industry with $1B aid package
Plan expected to include EI enhancements for laid-off workers and funds to assist with exploring new markets and innovations.
Lumber exports push wholesale sales above $60 billion for first time
Gains in March were led by the building material and supplies subsector.
It’s Canada’s turn to get blasted by Trump
White House makes it clear that issues over dairy and softwood lumber are related to NAFTA renegotiations.
US must reconsider duties against Canadian paper mills: NAFTA panel
Duties imposed after a American investigation into imports of supercalendered paper.
Prince Albert pays Domtar $5.1M over tax assessment dispute
Papermaker argued assessment of property was too high for 2009 and 2010.
Resolute extends Niagara newsprint plant shutdown
Montreal-based company says the operation may be converted to make different products with a more sustainable future.
Yes, we’ll talk about upgrading NAFTA: Canada to Trump
The federal government could seek to upgrade the agreement, with particular focus on softwood lumber.
What Trump’s victory could mean for Canada’s economy
With the support of a Republican-controlled Senate and House of Representatives, Canada could feel some pain from the Trump administration.
West Fraser Mills facing environmental charges in Alberta
Charges related to the release of a substance in Sept. 2014 not immediately reported to the provincial government.