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Anyone who read the most recent federal budget could be forgiven for thinking that the most important sector in Canada is clean tech. more

Apr 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Scientists at the University of British Columbia (UBC) will be using genetic research to give natural selection a push in raising fish and growing forests that are more resistant to the ravages of climate change. more

Mar 21, 2017 12:00 AM Features

While BC forestry companies face a long-term decline in the annual allowable cut in the Interior, thanks to the mountain pine beetle infestation, BC companies on the coast have been exporting raw logs, mostly to China, in record volumes. more

Mar 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

David Emerson, BC’s recently appointed Special Envoy to the US, met with American negotiators today to discuss softwood lumber in what he described as a good but “prickly” meeting more

Mar 6, 2017 12:00 AM News

The BC government announced $150 million in spending Friday February 17 to “treat” forests to reduce wildfire hazards, rehabilitate forests damaged by fire and disease and increase BC’s carbon sink. more

Feb 23, 2017 12:00 AM News

Once again, Canadian lumber producers will be fighting for a share of the growing housing market at a time when the US is applying countervailing duties against Canadian forestry companies. more

Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM News

Somewhere on Haida Gwaii is a stand of trees soaking up carbon dioxide, although calculating just how much is something of an arcane accounting science. more

Aug 15, 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 Features

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