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March 6, 2019
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FSC Canada: new sustainable forestry standards nearly ready

The Policy and Standards Committee of FSC International has conditionally approved the national Forests Management Standard put forth by FSC Canada in September 2018. The standard includes new rules to protect woodland caribou populations and more.

Woodrise 2019: Registration is now open!

This event is designed to be a unique international forum that will bring together all the major stakeholders who have joined forces to make wood THE essential material for the development of tomorrow’s sustainable cities. Registration is now open.

Manitoba signs forestry development agreement with First Nations group

The license represents over 5,000 square kilometres of land east of Lake Winnipeg and northeast of the Winnipeg River, where commercial forestry activity stalled after the Timber Industries mill in Pine Fills closed in 2009.
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International Womens Day

Editorial: Learning from women in the forest sector

In honour of International Women’s Day on March 8, we interviewed 10 women from forest product companies across Canada with the goal of sharing their stories, career advice, and management tips. » Read more...

OFIA’s 76th annual meeting highlights need for public education, consultation

“Our future viability, from both a business and a lifestyle perspective, depends on a healthy forest,” said OFIA president and CEO Jamie Lim at the association’s 76th annual meeting last week. She emphasized the need for continued government support in order to correct public misconceptions about the industry. » Read more...

Canfor closes acquisition of Sweden’s VIDA Group

“We are excited to welcome the VIDA team to Canfor and we are looking forward to working with VIDA to develop our business on a global scale,” said Don Kayne, president and CEO of Canfor. » Read more...

New home sales in U.S. up 1.5 per cent in 2018

“The slight gain for 2018 new home sales reflects solid underlying demand for homeownership,” said NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde, a home builder and developer from Torrington, Conn. » Read more...

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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National Heavy Equipment Show

March 28-30, 2019
Location: Toronto
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Carrefour Forêts

April 2-5, 2019
Location: Quebec City
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