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Substance abuse top health and safety risk at sawmills

Like a wisp of smoke, a waft of alcohol, or a tiny pill, it’s difficult to measure the exact size of the problem of substance abuse in the workplace, but a group of sawmill industry experts has placed the issue firmly at the top of their safety agenda, Workplace Safety North writes.

Economic panel predicts housing will continue to gain ground in 2018, NAHB reports

The newly enacted tax law will create a more favourable tax climate for the business community, which should spur job and economic growth, according to economists speaking at the NAHB International Builders' Show.

Canada strongly resists final US softwood lumber duties

Canada is now in the appeals stage of the softwood lumber dispute after the U.S. Department of Commerce imposed final duties in early January.
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Approval of mass timber in Vancouver high-rise a first in North America

Terrace House, with its highest point sitting at 232 feet above ground level, has received official approval to use exposed mass timber in the top seven storeys of this 19-storey building. » Read more...

2018 Lumber Outlook

The 2018 Lumber Outlook is here! While overall global demand improved modestly in 2017 – at only half the rate of 2016 – it has been supply disruptions and changing dynamics that created a wild and unpredictable market that surpassed everyone’s expectations. » Read more...

Logger cites political discrimination in human rights tribunal hearing

B.C. logger Bryan Fraser was offered a job as a senior policy officer in the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations in February 2015. One month later, his job offer was rescinded. » Read more...

Millar Western acquires Spruceland Millworks

Alberta forest products company Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. announced that it is continuing to execute its growth strategy through the acquisition of Spruceland Millworks Inc. » Read more...

PaperWeek Canada 2018

February 5-8, 2018
Location: Montreal, Canada
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Western Silvicultural Contractors' Association 2018

February 7-9, 2018
Location: Kelowna, B.C.
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Forests Ontario 2018 Annual Conference

February 9, 2018
Location: Alliston, Ont.
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OFIA's 75th annual meeting

February 28, 2018
Location: Toronto, ON
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