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COFI and CFPA merging 'to create stronger, unified voice' for BC forestry

The BC Council of Forest Industries [COFI] and the Coast Forest Products Association [CFPA] have decided to come together as one organization to create a stronger, unified voice for the B.C. forest industry.

Young forestry stars: Meet Jessica Kaknevicius

Meet this week’s Top 10 Under 40 forestry star Jessica Kaknevicius. Jessica is director of forest education and awareness at Forests Ontario in Toronto.

New Brunswick Lumber Producers support province's softwood duty plan

New Brunswick Lumber Producers (NBLP) is supportive of the Province's plan to defend New Brunswick's exclusion from softwood lumber duties which will ensure the livelihoods of thousands of New Brunswickers.

Three First Nations communities take ownership stake in sawmill and co-gen plant

An alliance of three First Nation communities in northeastern Ontario is taking a 30 per cent stake in a Hornepayne dimensional lumber mill and co-generation plant, Northern Ontario Business reports.

Long fire season detrimental for building log inventories

Overshadowed by B.C.'s unprecedented wildfire season, the U.S. states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana also experienced a significant and disruptive wildfire year.
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The three musketeers of logging: meet the LeBeau Brothers

Working for the LeBeau brothers logging operations in Kamloops, B.C., is like joining a fraternity. » Read more...

A look at the timber used in Ontario's cottage country

A sawmill in Ontario that was first running in the late 1800s is now producing specialty products and supplying high-quality timber to the province’s cottage industry. » Read more...
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2017 Prairie Wood Solutions Fair

December 13, 2017
Location: Edmonton, Alta.
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BC Natural Resources Forum

December 16-18, 2017
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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