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Canada and U.S. at odds on SLA issues: negotiator

Canada and the United States need to address several gaps before an agreement can be reached on a new softwood lumber deal, according to Canada's chief negotiator. >> Read full article

Tolko to close operations in The Pas

Tolko Industries announced yesterday that it will close its facilities in The Pas, Man., which include an inactive sawmill, a chipping operation and a kraft paper mill. >> Read full article

Scientist backs report on glyphosate spraying

The chief science officer and senior scientist with Public Health Ontario says he agrees with a New Brunswick report that found glyphosate used in the forest industry poses no increased health risk. >> Read full article

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Majority of contractors to replace fleets in two years

Good times may be coming for Canada’s logging equipment dealers. More than half of Canadian loggers surveyed plan on replacing between two and five pieces of equipment within the next 24 months. Get more fleet replacement data from our contractor survey. >> Learn More…


P.E.I. town to turn old sawmill into new business

It's been almost nine years since the Georgetown Timber plant in Georgetown, P.E.I., ceased operations, but thanks to the strategic vision and collaboration of local stakeholders and the provincial and federal governments, things will once again be busy on the yard. >> Read full article

Buyer threatens legal action over ecoforest

The sale of a 31-hectare Vancouver Island ecoforest is stirring up legal threats as both potential buyers claim their plan for the forest will best manage and protect the property. >> Read full article

FPAC names Green Dream interns

The Forest Products Association of Canada has named its picks for the Green Dream Internship – a program launched in 2013 to raise awareness among young college and university students about job opportunities in the forest sector. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

International Fiber/Wood-Based Panels Conference

September 15-16, 2016
Location: Reston, Virginia >> More Info

DEMO International 2016

September 22-24, 2016
Location: Maple Ridge, B.C. >> More Info

SFI Annual Conference

September 27-29, 2016
Location: Clearwater Beach, Fla. >> More Info