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BC sawmill explosions report recommends more investigator independence

A report looking into the responses by government and WorkSafeBC following the two fatal sawmill explosions in 2014 is suggesting investigative teams have more independence to make decisions about charge approval submissions.

US new home sales post strong pace in October

On a year-to-date basis, new home sales for 2019 are 9.6 per cent higher than the same period in 2018. Moreover, the past two months represent the highest monthly sales rate since October 2007.

Opinion: Who’s voting for forestry?

BC Truck Loggers Association executive director David Elstone explains why the B.C. forest industry needs representation in Ottawa.
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Commercial thinning

Logger finds sustainable success commercial thinning

Ian Kerr, owner of West Kootenays, B.C.-based AcreShakerr Contracting, explains why and how he became one of B.C.'s first loggers to find success commercial thinning in the province. » Read more...
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Next-gen leaders: Meet Bruno Perron

“You have chosen the king!” This was the reaction of Bruno Perron’s father and partner, Jean-Roch, when he was told that his son has been selected as one of forestry’s future stars. Read Bruno’s story as this week’s Top 10 Under 40 winner! » Read more...
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Ontario redesigns Forestry Growth Fund

The Ontario government is redesigning one of its forestry support programs to support strategic projects that enhance competitiveness and innovation. » Read more...

5 tips for winterizing your logging fleet

Winterizing your logging fleet and routine upkeep can improve performance, writes Finning Canada's David Beleznay. Read his tips on how you can get better performance and life out of your forestry equipment during the winter. » Read more...

Forests Ontario receives support for flagship tree planting program

Forests Ontario announced new support for its 50 Million Tree Program this week. The program is a large-scale tree planting program for property owners with the goal of increasing forest cover in Ontario. » Read more...

Truck Loggers Association Convention and Trade Show

Jan. 15-17, 2020
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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2020 Mapping the Course Conference

Jan. 23, 2020
Location: Vancouver, Wash.
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BC Natural Resources Forum

Jan. 28-30, 2020
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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