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BC's forest sector has the potential to make a massive contribution to meeting provincial greenhouse gas targets if even relatively small changes are made in the way timber is managed, harvested and processed. more

Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

Despite a 20% tariff on wood products shipped to the United States, the Canadian forest industry is still basking in the sunshine because of high lumber prices, Russ Taylor, president of International Wood Markets Group, said Thursday. more

May 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

A decade after billions of mountain pine beetles chewed their way through British Columbia’s lodgepole pine forest, the Interior timber supply has begun a dramatic drop. more

Feb 9, 2017 12:00 AM News

On February 1, the BC government signed off on a landmark agreement that ended 20 years of environmental conflict over logging on BC’s central coast. more

Jan 4, 2017 12:00 AM News

BC softwood companies are less exposed to US duties – but change of governments south of the border casts a dark cloud over dispute. more

Dec 8, 2016 12:00 AM News

The American lumber lobby filed a petition Friday with the United States government alleging Canadian lumber is being subsidized by provinces like BC, and dumped at discount prices into the US market. more

Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM News

The American lumber industry is hoping third-quarter financial results will provide additional data strengthening its case that Canadian lumber exports are harming it. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

The days are numbered in the truce between Canada and the United States over Canadian softwood lumber exports, says the chief U.S. lumber lobby group. more

Sep 12, 2016 4:18 PM News

When Duz Cho Logging went into the sawmilling business, the First Nations company went old school, turning to bush mill technology to solve a modern-day problem. more

Jul 8, 2016 8:27 AM Features

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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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