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JONATHAN HAYWARD / THE CANADIAN PRESS

After an initial flurry of optimism, Premier Christy Clark is now anxious about Canada’s prospects for a renewed agreement with the United States to manage the softwood lumber trade. more »

May 23, 2016 12:00 AM Features

An 80-story timber skyscraper is being proposed by British architects. Architects in the U.S. are racing to clinch the title of the tallest wood building in the country. more »

May 20, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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(Jennifer Lee/CBC)

Blame the low Canadian dollar, the tumbling price of oil or the American housing recovery — whichever the culprit, the Alberta forestry industry is happy. more »

May 20, 2016 12:00 AM Features

The provincial government has green-lit a logging project it hopes can strike a balance between appeasing the needs of industry and respecting the territorial rights of the Waswanipi Cree. more »

May 19, 2016 12:00 AM Features

When cheap consumer goods arrive on American shores, they sometimes bring invasive parasites that go on to decimate forests and urban trees. more »

May 19, 2016 12:00 AM News

There was an embarrassing moment at PwC’s annual Global Forest, Paper and Packaging Industry Conference when no one in the room could share a game-changing innovation his or her company had implemented. more »

May 18, 2016 12:00 AM News

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Ryan Jackson / Edmonton Journal

The multi-billion-dollar oilsands facilities around Fort McMurray weren’t the only large industrial operations at risk when wildfires tore through the region over the past week. more »

May 16, 2016 1:13 PM News

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Credit: Dr Brendan Choat

Dr Brendan Choat from the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment is using advanced imaging techniques normally used for human patients to gain insights into the way plants deal with severe droughts. more »

May 16, 2016 12:36 PM News

China’s sweeping program to restore forests across the country is working. more »

May 13, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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Dominic Schaefer/BIV files

Canadian forest companies are no longer debating whether they will be hit with a softwood lumber duty, but how much pain the duties will cause, forest products analyst Paul Quinn told an international wood products conference Thursday. more »

May 12, 2016 11:57 AM Features

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