BC forest industry facing uncertain future as mills close across province
Layoffs, shutdowns are causing economic and social pain as thousands of workers, their families and communities face uncertain futures.
Western Forest Products to cut production at BC mill as strike continues
Temporary curtailment, expected to start in August, will impact 67 unionized employees.
Tough conditions for softwood lumber as tariffs and climate weigh
Companies cut back shifts, close mills as a lack of log supplies and low prices bite.
New worker safety review underway seven years after BC mill explosions
USW says previous inquiries into explosions at Babine Forest Products and Lakeland Mills raised more questions than answers.
Oil, lumber companies mobilize to protect pipelines, mills from BC wildfires
Kinder Morgan is removing vegetation to create a fire break in the areas in which its Trans Mountain pipeline operates.
US must reconsider duties against Canadian paper mills: NAFTA panel
Duties imposed after a American investigation into imports of supercalendered paper.
Norbord, Louisiana Pacific Corp. exhange ownership of Quebec mills
Financial terms haven’t been disclosed.
Canada’s glossy paper dispute with US goes to WTO
Duties affect paper producers in Quebec, New Brunswick and BC
US imposing duties on Canadian glossy paper products
Department of Commerce claims US industry damaged by subsidized Canadian imports.
Chairman Lederer named as interim CEO Catalyst Paper
Executive search is on but no permanent replacement yet.
Canfor Pulp president and CEO steps down
Management integrating with Canfor Corp.
Unions, Catalyst reach cost cutting deals in BC
Insolvent Catalyst Paper has reached cost-cutting labour agreements with unions representing more than 1,000 paper and pulp workers at three mills in BC.
$6.1M funding for two NB pulp and paper mills
Two New Brunswick pulp and paper mills will receive $6.1 million in federal government funding to improve energy efficiency and generate renewable power.