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News Forestry Manufacturing Economy General
December 2, 2019  

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.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
July 25, 2019  

Western Forest Products to cut production at BC mill as strike continues

Temporary curtailment, expected to start in August, will impact 67 unionized employees.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
June 3, 2019  

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.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
April 30, 2019  

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.

News Energy Forestry Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Production Sustainability
July 12, 2017  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
April 19, 2017  

US must reconsider duties against Canadian paper mills: NAFTA panel

Duties imposed after a American investigation into imports of supercalendered paper.

News Forestry Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
October 28, 2016  

Norbord, Louisiana Pacific Corp. exhange ownership of Quebec mills

Financial terms haven’t been disclosed.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
March 31, 2016  

Canada’s glossy paper dispute with US goes to WTO

Duties affect paper producers in Quebec, New Brunswick and BC

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
November 19, 2015  

US imposing duties on Canadian glossy paper products

Department of Commerce claims US industry damaged by subsidized Canadian imports.

News Pulp & Paper Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
June 20, 2013  

Chairman Lederer named as interim CEO Catalyst Paper

Executive search is on but no permanent replacement yet.

News Pulp & Paper Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
August 3, 2012  

Canfor Pulp president and CEO steps down

Management integrating with Canfor Corp.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
March 20, 2012  

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.

News Pulp & Paper Sustainability
September 6, 2011  

$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.