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One of Quebec's largest forestry companies says it expects to qualify for $55 million of electricity rebates due to a four-year capital investment program centred at its Temiscaming manufacturing site. more

Mar 28, 2017 12:00 AM News

New Brunswick's largest forestry company is continuing its battle against punishing trade duties imposed on some of its paper exports to the United States. more

Mar 28, 2017 12:00 AM News

Relations between the US and Canada haven't exactly been neighborly thus far in 2017. The disputes over potential changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement are causing some serious international rifts. more

Mar 27, 2017 12:00 AM News

NDP leader John Horgan unveiled a four-page plan that hints at a promise to curb log exports and included initiatives to boost value-added wood manufacturing, to work more with First Nations, and to increase reforestation efforts. more

Mar 27, 2017 12:00 AM News

The forestry plan the BC NDP released Monday would be an improvement on the BC Liberal government’s forest management, but falls short of what is needed, says a long-time independent forester. more

Mar 26, 2017 12:00 AM News

The mayor of Merritt is pushing back against the BC government and Tolko Industries, which, despite leaving Merritt last year, still has its license to harvest logs in the community. more

Mar 26, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Alabama Forestry Commission is working with Wiregrass timber owners to try to save the timber industry from the outbreak of Ips Bark Beetles. more

Mar 25, 2017 12:00 AM News

Fair trade (with export customers) for a portion of our logs enables BC’s private forest operations to generate 5,000 jobs, over $1 billion in economic activity and $150 million in tax revenue from less than two per cent of the province. more

Mar 25, 2017 12:00 AM News

A lawsuit brought by two environmental groups successfully halted a logging project in Southern Oregon for a second time. more

Mar 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

A Shuswap family is shuddering at the prospect of more logging on the hill above their home. They fear proposed work will lead to devastating landslides. more

Mar 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

Dr. Ron Sederoff has been awarded the Marcus Wallenberg Prize for his work on the molecular genetics of trees. The award is known as the Nobel prize of forestry. more

Mar 23, 2017 12:00 AM News

Some might be surprised to hear that Hawaii has wildfire challenges. However, the size and frequency of wildfires in Hawaii have grown significantly in recent decades. more

Mar 23, 2017 12:00 AM News

The risk of another uncontrollable and devastating wildfire raging through Fort McMurray this year is low, says one of Canada's leading wildfire researchers. more

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

President Donald Trump’s nominee for United States Trade Representative is vowing to end the long-running softwood-lumber dispute with Canada – whether by cutting a deal or fighting it out in trade court. more

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM , News

Scientists on both sides of the Atlantic have become embroiled in a war of words over energy from trees. more

Mar 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

G4 Insights is building a renewable natural gas demonstration plant with the help of the federal government and industry partners; renewable natural gas produces 85 per cent less GHG than fossil fuel gas. more

Mar 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

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. more

Mar 21, 2017 12:00 AM Guest Columns

The province is committing about $750,000 to help unemployed people find forestry jobs through a paid-training program with Okanagan College. more

Mar 20, 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

Unifor members from across Canada will meet with MPs next week to discuss how the federal government can save good Canadian jobs during Canada-US Softwood Lumber Agreement negotiations. more

Mar 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

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