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B.C. government funding forestry job training

The province of British Columbia is setting aside nearly $750,000 to help people living in the Revelstoke and Shuswap areas find jobs in the forestry sector.

Tembec announces $136 million investment in Quebec to improve competitiveness

Tembec announced Friday a four-year $136 million capital investment program in its Quebec facilities to improve competitiveness, centered on its specialty cellulose pulp operation at the Temiscaming manufacturing site.

Fleming College student receives Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award

A Fleming College Urban Forestry Technician (UFT) student has received the prestigious Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award.

Supply management versus softwood lumber: It's win-win

With the United States on the verge of reopening NAFTA, Canada should seize this opportunity to open its agricultural markets, and in return ask for full access to American markets for its softwood lumber, argues an Economic Note published today by the MEI.

Canada & U.S. “Top 40” lumber producers’ annual ranking: 2016

The latest Wood Markets annual survey of the "Top 40" Canadian and U.S. softwood lumber producers featured steady production growth in 2016 due to the cooperation of a strong U.S. market, plus growth in China.
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Featured News 

Better beetle wood: A split detection case study

USNR has developed a new log split detection system in partnership with Lakeland Mills in Prince George, B.C., and is now ready to take the equipment to market. » Read more...

Come to OptiSaw 2017! [VIDEO]

Hear from two of this year’s presenters Francois Leger, president of PMP Solutions and Doug Strasky, primary optimization systems manager at USNR. » Read more...

Forest sector sees some opportunities in federal budget

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) sees some opportunities for Canada’s forest products sector in last week’s federal budget. » Read More...

New product line partnership being announced at Montreal Wood Convention

With the constant goal of developing new product lines and encouraging industry growth, Carbotech is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Kadant Carmanah Design for exclusive distribution of products in Eastern Canada. » Read More...

Winners named in initial stage of forest inventory challenge

Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and FPInnovations have announced three winners in the initial stage of the FPInnovations-ARCTIC Forest Inventory Challenge — Arbonaut Oy, Lim Geomatics Inc., and Object Raku Technology — a program designed to accelerate innovative technologies to support sustainable forest managements and job creation. » Read More...

COFI Convention 2017

April 5-7, 2017
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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OptiSaw - Mill Optimization & Automation Forum

April 25, 2017
Location: Richmond, B.C.
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Canadian Woodlands Forum 2017 Spring Meeting & 98th AGM

April 12-13, 2017
Location: Delta Beausejour Hotel, Moncton, N.B.
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