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February 13, 2019
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FPAC launches campaign to highlight women in the workforce

The Forest Products Association of Canada has launched the #TakeYourPlace campaign, which will highlight women working and making a difference in Canada’s forest products sector.

Freres Lumber MPP awarded Canadian patents

Freres Lumber Company has been granted a Canadian patent for its mass plywood panel, which is currently the only mass timber panel constructed entirely from structural composite lumber.

Equipment spotlight: 2019 steep slope solutions

A roundup of the latest equipment advances for safely harvesting on challenging slopes.

Industry experts analyze causes of substance use on the job

The suggestion to create a toxicology database is just one of the many new controls suggested by a group of industry experts as they announce the results of an in-depth research project: root-cause analysis of substance use in the workplace.

Editorial: We’re looking on the bright side in 2019

As the world turned the page on 2018, the outlook for Canada’s forest industry improved somewhat, and CFI editor Maria Church has a couple good news items to share.
Montreal Wood Convention

Panel with CEOs at the Montréal Wood Convention

New this year at the Montréal Wood Covnention Convention: a CEOs panel on the issues of the hour. The panel will be held on Thursday, March 21st at 9:00 in the Centre-Ville room. The participants on the panel are Ken Shields, Conifex; Mathew Missad, Universal Forest Products; Stephen J. Sallah, LBM Advantage; and Yves Laflamme, Resolute Forest Products. The panel will be moderated by Bruce St. John, President of the Canada Wood Group. The North-American market, the market evolution and the wood products trade are among the topics that will be discussed. » Learn more...
Featured News 

Structurlam expands Okanagan mass timber operation

Last fall B.C.-based Structurlam added a new manufacturing facility in Okanagan Falls. CFI toured the company's facilities shortly after the new opening to learn how this mass timber leader turns 2x6s into beautiful pre-fabricated masterpieces. » Read more...
Saw Filing

Saw Filing 101 profile: Eagle Valley Saw Service

Filer and seasoned CFI columnist Trevor Shpeley is bringing readers inside saw filing shops in 2019. For his first profile, he gets to know Eagle Valley Saw Service in Malakwa, B.C. » Read more...

OFIA 76th Annual Meeting & Convention

February 27, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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2019 Industry Forum & Forest NB/ARPFNB AGM

March 8, 2019
Location: Fredericton, N.B.
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Montreal Wood Convention

March 19-22, 2019
Location: Montreal
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International Mass Timber Conference

March 19-22, 2019
Location: Portland, Ore.
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