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May 15, 2019
Madisons lumber report

Tolko to shut down Quesnel mill, reduce shifts in Kelowna

“Unfortunately, we do not have enough economic fibre to keep all of our British Columbia mills running efficiently and productively. We knew that AAC reductions were coming in British Columbia due to the devastation caused by the Mountain Pine Beetle epidemic,” said Brad Thorlakson, President and CEO

FPAC celebrates contributions to forestry with annual Awards of Excellence

FPAC hosted its annual Awards of Excellence luncheon in Vancouver last week, where it recognized individual and group contributions that are making a difference and taking the industry into the future.

Report outlines how forest industry can fight barriers to growth

“To open new markets for Canada’s forest products, a priority should be developing a sectoral arrangement on trade with China, focused on the construction sector,” said Eric Miller, author of the report.
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Featured News 
Wood Products Safety Summit

Wood Products Safety Summit to address safety culture, best practices

Once a year, key players in forestry manufacturing sectors, including lumber, OSB, pellets and pulp gather in Prince George, B.C., to discuss safety best practices affecting our industries. Make sure you’re in the audience on June 11. » Read more...
Top 10 Under 40

CFI opens nominations for seventh annual Top 10 Under 40

Each year, CFI recognizes the next generation of forestry workers’ achievements. Strong work ethic, leadership by example and efforts to grow the quality of our industry will all be acknowledged. Join us as we celebrate our future forestry leaders! » Read more...

Project Learning Tree Canada launches bike tour to raise awareness

PLT Canada’s Zac Wagman, Green Jobs Manager, will begin the Green Ride in Victoria, B.C., and will travel more than 8,750 kilometres over four months to St. John’s, N.L., to encourage more youth to work in green jobs. » Read more...

Weather impacted costs for pulplogs, wood chips in early 2019: report

Prices for pulplogs and wood chips moved up slightly in the U.S. in the 1Q/19 while they were unchanged or slightly lower in Canada, as compared to the 4Q/18, according to the latest issue of the North American Wood Fiber Review. » Read more...

Quebec Forest Industry Council AGM

May 14-16, 2019
Location: Quebec City, Que.
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Northeastern Forest Products Equipment Expo

May 17-19, 2019
Location: Bangor, Maine
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2019 Interior Safety Conference

May 24, 2019
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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Canada North Resources Expo

May 24-25, 2019
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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