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OptiSaw exclusive! Logging contractors and our fibre supply

Join Canadian Forest Industries' director of content Scott Jamieson as he offers a sneak peek at the first national survey of logging contractors conducted in over 15 years… >> Read full article

B.C. wildfire season start hits 10-year high

The wildfire season this year in British Columbia has begun in a hurry, with 132 fire starts and more than 10,000 hectares already burned… >> Read full article

Canfor completes purchase of Wynndel

Canfor Corporation has announced that, further to its announcement from January of this year, it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Wynndel Box & Lumber… >> Read full article

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U.S. housing starts down 8.8 per cent

U.S. housing starts down 8.8 per cent

Nationwide housing starts fell 8.8 per cent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.089 million units in March, according to newly released data from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. Overall permit issuance was also down 7.7 per cent… >> Learn More…


Conifex discusses new Mackenzie power plant

The recently built power plant in Mackenzie, B.C. was in the spotlight during the “Innovation, Future Opportunities” session at the COFI 2016 Convention in Kelowna, B.C… >> Read full article

OFIA supports USGBC diversity decision

The Ontario Forest Industries Association supports the U.S. Green Building Council’s decision that would expand the council’s definition of a certified source to match… >> Read full article

N.S. acquires land in exchange for debts owed

The Nova Scotia government is adding more than 3,000 hectares of forestry land after a unique arrangement with a local lumber company… >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

71st Annual Olympic Logging Conference

April 27-29, 2016
Location: Victoria, B.C. >> More Info

B.C. Saw Filers Association Conference

April 29-30, 2016
Location: Kamloops, B.C. >> More Info

Global Softwood Log & Lumber Conference

May 5-6, 2016
Location: Vancouver, B.C. >> More Info

Webinar: Dust Explosion Mitigation I - Managing the risk

May 25, 2016 >> More Info