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Roseburg Forest Products to acquire Pembroke MDF in Ontario

Oregon-based Roseburg Forest Products recently reached an agreement to purchase Pembroke’s medium density fiberboard (MDF) and molding production facilities located in northeastern Ontario.

Forest industry applauds Trans-Pacific Partnership signing

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has praised the Canadian government on the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.

“NRDC does not speak for us”: The Alliance

Why is NRDC, an American activist group, lobbying our provincial government and attempting to frustrate consultation and accommodation with First Nations communities and impacted municipalities?” said Wendy Landry, president of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association and Mayor of Shuniah.
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COFI 2018

Ambassador to U.S. to speak at COFI Convention

David MacNaughton, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States will headline a program full of forest industry experts, analysts and government leaders. The BC Council of Forest Industries' Annual Convention is the largest gathering of the forest sector in Western Canada. From April 4-6, 2018 in Prince George, BC, industry CEOs, executives, managers, suppliers, business and government leaders from across Canada will gather to discuss key issues and opportunities in the forest industry today and in the future. >> The COFI Convention is expected to sell out, so register now.
Featured News 

Re-opened Ontario sawmill achieves production goals with equipment upgrade

The re-opening of the sawmill in White River, Ont., was one of the lumber industry’s rare “good news” stories of 2013. Shuttered six years earlier, the town’s population had dwindled to nearly half its size from the 1990s, Sennebogen writes. » Read more...

Pinnacle, West Fraser begin construction of Smithers pellet plant

Pinnacle and West Fraser have begun the conversion of an existing particle board facility in Smithers, B.C., to a wood pellet production facility. » Read more...

Dave Lehane appointed BC Forest Safety Council chair

The Board of Directors of the BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) is pleased to announce that Dave Lehane has been appointed chair of the BCFSC, effective March 22, 2018. » Read more...

Ontario supporting plywood mill in northeastern Ontario

Ontario is supporting Columbia Forest Products to expand its plywood mill in Hearst and Rutherglen, helping to create and maintain almost 350 jobs and boost economic growth. » Read more...

Montreal Wood Convention

March 20-22, 2018
Location: Montreal, Que.
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Canadian Woodlands Forum Spring Meeting

April 4-5, 2018
Location: Moncton, N.B.
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Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show

April 5-6, 2018
Location: Moncton, N.B.
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