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Forestry employment in Ontario in jeopardy: OFC

In response to new polices that will significantly impact northern and rural Ontario, a coalition has come together to voice concerns over a lack of meaningful consultation by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

US builders report shortage of framing lumber: NAHB

Availability of building materials, especially framing lumber is rising on the list of home builder concerns according to the May 2017 survey.

IWI plans to build sawmill, pellet plant in northern Ontario

Bonfield, Ont., is the chosen site of a new sawmill proposed by International Wood Industries, which plans to invest $140 million into the project.

Wood fibre costs for pulp mills fall rapidly in US Northwest

Over the past two years, fibre costs have declined by 13 per cent in the Northwest and pulp mills in the region have become more competitive.

Canadian woodlot owners seek exemption for roundwood

Canadian Federation of Woodlot Owners is asking that an exemption for roundwood from private forests be included in any future softwood lumber agreement between Canada and the U.S.
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Delivered lumber cost to US, competitiveness set to change

The impact of duties on Canadian lumber exports to the U.S. will be a game-changer for different producing areas in North America, and also for exporters to the U.S. from overseas, writes Russ Taylor. Punitive duties will need to raise the price of lumber in the U.S. to a point that allows Canadian lumber back into the market; alongside this will come increased imports from Europe. » Read more...

Photo contest reflects community behind BC forestry

The forest sector in B.C. is coming to life with a photo contest that celebrates those who live, work and play in the province's forests. Check out some of the submissions that have come in from Saanichton to Chetwynd. » Read more...

Bio World Congress

July 23-26, 2017
Location: Montreal, Canada
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Wood Pellet Association of Canada Conference and AGM

Sept. 18-20, 2017
Location: Ottawa, Canada
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Carbon Tax Webinar

Sept. 26, 2017
Location: Online
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SFI Annual Conference

Sept. 27-29, 2017
Location: Ottawa, Canada
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