Blake Desaulniers

Forecasting. It's a mug's game. So pinning any real market numbers on lumber pricing over the next five years could be a guess, at best. Still, there are a few things we do know. Read more

Seems there's a bit of an economic nationalism breeze blowing around the world, lately. Take a recent report released in British Columbia decrying the export of raw logs. Some claim the current practice costs the province as many as 3,600 jobs/year. Read more

It is still early in the year, with the first snowdrops of spring barely showing on the west coast. Yet Natural Resources Canada has made available its fire risk map for 2017. Read more

Some 2,500 years ago, the Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus observed that the only constant in the universe is change. Surely that is no more true than as it applies to today's forest industries. Read more