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A new economic study released by the B.C. Council of Forest industries (COFI) finds that the B.C. forest industry generates significant economic activity and employment in every region of the province Read more

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Despite the many headwinds that has battered B.C.’s forest sector – pests, fires, duties, shrinking timber supply – it remains an economic “cornerstone,”... Read more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom moved Friday to bypass environmental regulations to prepare for the next wildfire season... Read more

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As weather warms, it is already time to start thinking about forest fires. Read more

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The provincial government won’t guarantee wood supply to Fort Frances unless a new owner is in place at the former pulp and paper mill. Read more

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The height limit for wooden buildings in B.C. is rising to 12 from six storeys in a move that Premier John Horgan expects to spur development using timber and give the province a head tart on other parts of the country. Read more

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A Hydro One worker died and three others were injured in a work site accident north of Haliburton on Thursday morning. Read more

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Forest consultants recommend MCH repellent for tree-eating insects that begin attacking trees in early summer Read more

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Liberals use their majority to move Bill 118 back to the legislature floor unamended Read more

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People should also check municipal bylaws as their rules may vary Read more

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Company says, if its offer is accepted, it will restart plant, employ 600-700 in mill, forestry operations Read more

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Kalesnikoff Lumber Company is pleased to announce North America’s most advanced, fully integrated, multi-species mass timber manufacturing facility in South Slocan, B.C. which will create 50 new, full-time, technology-centered local jobs. Read more

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Spared by the loggers’ chainsaws a Douglas fir perhaps 1,000 years old stands in splendid isolation on Vancouver Island Read more

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The town of Fort Frances, Ontario has passed a motion criticizing the way Resolute Forest Products has handled the potential sale of its idle pulp mill... Read more

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A new standard for sustainable forestry in Canada is almost ready to come into effect, says the Forest Stewardship Council's (FSC) Canadian chapter. Read more

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Major brands’ refusal to use sustainable materials is having a devastating impact on forests and climate, new report says. Read more

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The City of Quesnel is pleased to announce its new Forestry Initiatives Program, that began in January of 2019, is up and running! Read more

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WorkSafeBC has announced that its 2019 high-risk strategy for forestry will include an additional focus on phase congestion, which can lead to unsafe conditions when harvesting activities overlap. Read more

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James Tuer designed the First Credit Union-Ruddy Potato expansion building, the new pub and Cove Commons. Monday the architect was recognized for his body of work in wood design. Read more

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On Tuesday, February 26, Natural Resources Canada’s Canadian Forest Service, Lakehead University and Confederation College signed a five-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Forest Science Research and Education. Read more

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