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September 25, 2019
Madisons Report

National Forest Week: Growing opportunity in Canada’s forests

Canada’s forest products sector is a global leader in product and process innovation, environmental stewardship, and international trade. But how can we fully unlock the economic and environmental value of Canada’s forest products industry?

WEBINAR: Meet the mass timber speakers

On Oct. 8, join Canadian Wood Council’s Peter Moonen and Canada’s premier CLT manufacturers – Structurlam, Element5 and Nordic – to discuss the mass timber landscape in North America, and what the future holds for this segment of the wood products industry.

Tolko reducing capacity at Soda Creek, Armstrong stud lumber mills

Last week, Tolko announced that it is implementing a flexible operating footprint at its Soda Creek and Armstrong, B.C., stud lumber mills, reducing the company’s operating stud capacity by 20 per cent.
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Top 10 Under 40

Introducing CFI’s seventh annual Top 10 Under 40

We often hear about how challenging it is to attract young people to the forestry industry. But it’s encouraging to know that there are many young people across Canada who will help ensure the industry continues to succeed for generations to come. CFI is proud to highlight the winners of our seventh annual Top 10 Under 40 contest. » Read more...

A video tour of EACOM’s century-old Timmins sawmill

CFI got an inside look at EACOM’s Timmins sawmill in Northern Ontario, which celebrated its 100th anniversary this year. Interim mill manager Joel Cantin says continuous investments in both technology and staff are propelling the mill forward to tackle the next 100 years. » Watch video...

SFI’s Zac Wagman completes Green Ride for Green Jobs bike tour

Wagman’s journey began in Victoria, B.C., on May 13, and took him through over 100 communities across nine provinces where he met with over 230 Green Jobs youth and over 50 employers. » Read more...

EACOM, Northern College sign MOU to develop a ‘talent pipeline’

The memorandum of understanding (MOU) will give Northern College’s millwright, heavy equipment and instrumentation students access to EACOM’s mills through co-op placements, as well as provide scholarships and long-term employment opportunities after graduation. » Read more...

National Forest Week

Sept. 22-28, 2019
Location: Canada
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Woodrise Quebec 2019

Sept. 30 - Oct. 4, 2019
Location: Quebec City, Que.
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Canada Woodworking West

Oct. 2-3, 2019
Location: Abbotsford, B.C.
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2019 CWF Fall Meeting

Oct. 2-3, 2019
Location: Restigouche County, N.B.
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National Hardwood Lumber Association Convention

Oct. 2-4, 2019
Location: New Orleans, La.
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