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Thousands of evacuees from Princeton, 100 Mile House and surrounding areas in British Columbia are free to go home after evacuation orders were downgraded to alerts on Sunday. more

Jul 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

The City of Beaconsfield is taking a new approach to try to save its ash trees from emerald ash borer infestations. It's started a three-year pilot project that involves using traps to help kill off the invasive beetles. more

Jul 3, 2017 12:00 AM News

New Brunswick's new special envoy to the United States on the softwood lumber tariff dispute says he will begin work immediately to get the province a favourable deal. more

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

A group of Quebec mayors are in Washington today trying to rally support for a swift end to the latest softwood lumber dispute, the effects of which are already being felt in the province. more

May 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

A group of Quebec mayors made its case in Washington, DC today for a quick end to the dispute over softwood lumber, which has hurt the industry in the province. more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

Yukon's Teslin Tlingit Council is getting a boost from the territorial government, receiving $150,000 as they work to convert 10 community buildings to biomass heating. more

Apr 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

This week the first batch of 'Made in Canada' parasitic wasps will emerge in the fight against the emerald ash borer. more

Mar 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

A fire at NorSask Forest Products has meant half of the company's workers have been laid off. On Jan. 12, a fire broke out at the Meadow Lake, Sask., sawmill's intake plant, where logs are stripped of their bark. more

Feb 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry in Ontario is looking to her federal counterpart for help with the current uncertainty in the softwood lumber industry. more

Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

BC's Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations says he's gearing up for what could be challenging and lengthy negotiations surrounding softwood lumber trade with the United States. more

Feb 11, 2017 12:00 AM News

International Steelworkers president Leo Gerard supported the Democrats in the recent US election, but says many Steelworkers on both sides of the border liked Trump's focus on the economy and restoring industrial jobs. more

Jan 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

Nova Scotia Trade Minister Michel Samson says he believes the province will be exempt from any new duties that could be placed on Canadian softwood lumber by the US government. more

Jan 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

In the face of the expected rise in costs, Ontario's new cap and trade system may also present opportunities for northern residents, said Warren Mabee, director of Queen's Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy. more

Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Tolko paper mill in The Pas, Man. has officially been sold to Canadian Kraft Paper Industries Limited. On Thursday the Manitoba government said the sale was completed after being in the works for several weeks. more

Nov 13, 2016 12:00 AM News

The Minister for Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations says the ministry is not to blame for a landslide in Enderby, BC in 2014. The landslide was triggered by a flood at Dale Lake. more

Nov 3, 2016 12:00 AM News

UNB's Charles Bourque says softwood species that like lower temperatures may be 'eradicated' more

Sep 21, 2016 6:18 PM News

The mayor of The Pas says the town was shocked to learn its main employer, Tolko Industries, is closing down. more

Aug 24, 2016 8:11 AM News

The Ontario government announced plans on Thursday to invest $4.5 million into a bio-refinery plant to produce eco-friendly products in Thunder Bay. more

Aug 24, 2016 8:04 AM Features

Emerald ash borer was recently discovered in Thunder Bay, but Hamilton has been fighting the insect for years. more

Jul 8, 2016 8:08 AM Features

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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

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