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Not so much ‘America First’ as it is ‘Canada First’ for the lumber industry

President Trump’s campaign to put "America First" may be backfiring on him where the lumber industry is concerned.

Rayonier and Tembec provide transaction update

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. and Tembec Inc. announced Thursday that, as a result of legislation that went into effect Thursday, approval of the acquisition by Rayonier Advanced Materials of all of the outstanding shares of Tembec under the Investment Canada Act is no longer required as a closing condition of the transaction.

Economic study confirms forest industry a cornerstone of B.C.'s economy

An economic study released Monday by the B.C. forest industry confirms that the sector continues to be a cornerstone of the provincial economy and one of the largest employers across the province.

Lumber production costs fluctuate between countries in 2017 quarterly results

Wood costs are by far the largest and most important cost component when manufacturing softwood lumber.

Forest association plants 80M trees in Alberta

Members of the Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) planted 80 million coniferous tree seedlings in forests throughout the province in 2017.
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Minister Carr marks National Forest Week

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Carbon Tax Webinar

Sept. 26, 2017
Location: Online
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CIF-IFC 2017 Annual General Meeting and Conference

Sept. 27-29, 2017
Location: Ottawa, Canada
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SFI Annual Conference

Sept. 27-29, 2017
Location: Ottawa, Canada
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Canadian Woodlands Forum Fall Meeting

Oct. 4-5, 2017
Location: Woodstock, N.B.
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