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News General
September 28, 2020  

US appeals softwood ruling to WTO appeals body it rendered inoperative

It has collected almost $3 billion in illegal duties from Canadian softwood producers.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 9, 2020  

Canada invests $4.5M to develop biofuel and products

CRB Innovations is developing a commercial pilot project to convert forestry residuals and other biomass.

News Manufacturing General Production
July 22, 2019  

West Fraser says worst of its BC mill cuts done after wave of curtailments

Responding to limited log supplies and a plunge in lumber prices from record highs last year.

News General
August 20, 2018  

BC wildfires linked to rising lumber prices, rallying forest company shares

Buyers are worried about supply disruptions if this summer’s fire toll is as severe as last season.

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 General
July 4, 2018  

Taiga Building Products to buy Exterior Wood for $55M

A ‘significant step forward’ in a strategy to pursue value enhancing opportunities.

News Food & Beverage General
June 28, 2018  

US allows Nestle to keep taking water from California forest

Allows extraction only when water is available, to protect natural resources in the San Bernardino National Forest.

News Energy Forestry Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
May 9, 2018  

Study finds oil sands is hard on forest community

Some species were winners and some were losers, but all were affected.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
March 26, 2018  

Half Alberta’s boreal forest could disappear due to fires and climate change

Research gives a glimpse at how vegetation could change based on the current rate of carbon emissions.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
February 4, 2018  

Truck driver shortages hitting Canada’s forest products sector

Shortage can be addressed by better working conditions and compensation: USW.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
January 22, 2018  

Resolute and FPInnovations invest $21M in bio-chemicals from wood pilot

Converts wood chips to a sugar stream and a hydrolysis lignin stream but does not produce pulp.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
November 15, 2017  

Canada takes softwood lumber dispute with US to NAFTA appeal panel

Freeland calls countervailing and anti-dumping duties unfair, unwarranted and “deeply troubling.”

News Forestry Manufacturing General
July 28, 2017  

Western Forest Products indefinitely curtails Vancouver Island sawmill

In limbo since February, victim of softwood lumber dispute and lack of log supply.

News General
June 8, 2016  

Wildfire prompts Cenovus to evacuate Pelican Lake complex

Shutdown at heavy oil facility a precaution, no damage to facilities or infrastructure.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
February 2, 2016  

Tembec suspends operations at Senneterre sawmill

Closing begins Feb. 8, 148 jobs affected by weakness in softwood, high costs.