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October 2, 2019

BC Logging Convoy demands action to rectify forestry crisis

A coalition of loggers, truckers and businesses that are very concerned about the future of the forestry industry and the effect on their communities, participated in a convoy from Merritt, B.C. to Vancouver, B.C. on Sept. 25.

BLOG: Build each other up and inspire one another

"When we are at our best individually, we create a better workplace for everyone. Never forget that snowflakes create avalanches," writes Tolko’s Tanya Wick in her latest blog post.

COFI awards 13 scholarships to mark National Forest Week

“We’re proud to support the education of these talented students from around the province as they embark on their future careers in the B.C. forest sector,” said Susan Yurkovich, President and CEO of COFI.
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Krystle Seed

Next-gen leaders: Meet Krystle Seed

To acknowledge and highlight each winner of our Top 10 Under 40, CFI will feature one of 2019’s winners every week for the next 10 weeks. This week, we introduce our readers to Krystle Seed, CFO at Thrums, B.C.-based Kalesnikoff Lumber Company. » Read more...
Tree planting strategy

Op-Ed: Why Canada needs a national tree planting strategy

"To step up to our global responsibilities, I propose a national tree planting strategy led by Forest Recovery Canada,” writes Forests Ontario and Forest Recovery Canada CEO Rob Keen. “There’s no questioning it any longer – Canada can and must contribute to the world’s growing need for trees and new forests.” » Read more...

Ontario government investing $4M in Lavern Heideman & Sons

The funding will be used to improve productivity in the company’s forestry infrastructure and secondary manufacturing components. Eighteen new jobs will be created as a result. » Read more...

AFPA launches Love Alberta Forests campaign

The campaign details the love, thoughtfulness, and commitment that goes into forestry practices, and encourages Albertans to talk about sustainability practices. » Read more...
Madisons Report

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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