View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@
CFI Podcast

US single-family starts will gain ground in 2020, economists say

Single-family starts should continue on a gradual, upward trajectory in 2020, fuelled by solid job growth and low mortgage rates that will keep demand firm, according to economists.

Alberta first to allow 12-storey wood buildings province-wide

Alberta has become the first jurisdiction in Canada to permit 12 storey wood buildings province-wide, double the previous permissible limit of six storeys.

Northern Pulp, Unifor file request for environment decision review

Northern Pulp has filed a request for Nova Scotia Supreme Court to conduct a judicial review of the province’s decision last month to have the pulp mill submit an environmental assessment report.

Ledwidge Lumber president joins NS forestry transition team

Doug Ledwidge, president and CEO of Enfield, N.S.-based Ledwidge Lumber, has joined Nova Scotia’s forestry transition team.

Higher pulplog, wood chip prices in Q3 19 for Western Canada: WRQ

The only region with higher prices in Q3 2019 was Western Canada, where pulplog prices increased by 10 per cent quarter-over-quarter.

COFI accepting applications for 2020 Forestry Scholarship

Each year, 12 $1,500 entrance scholarships are awarded to students pursuing post-secondary education or training in B.C. in a skilled trades program associated with the forest industry.
Sponsored Spotlight 
COFI 2020

Register today for the 2020 COFI Convention!

Early bird pricing for the annual COFI convention is on now, register by February 28th to get $100 off a full convention pass! From April 1 – 3, 2020, join us in Prince George for the largest gathering of the forest sector in Western Canada. The convention brings together industry CEOs, executives, managers, suppliers, business and government leaders, and First Nations leaders from across North America to discuss key issues and opportunities in the BC forest industry today and in the future. Register today, we look forward to seeing you in Prince George! » Register now
Featured News 

The CFI Podcast episode 1 is out!

For the first episode of The CFI Podcast, we’re kicking things off by speaking with JP Gladu, president and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business about all things First Nations in forestry: the current state of First Nations’ involvement in the industry, the importance of working with and engaging First Nations, best practices to follow, the impact of legislation and more. » Read more...

$1M Canada-US project to address extreme wildfires

Researchers from Canada and the United States want to de-escalate the devastating forest wildfires that are increasingly occurring due to climate change, while strengthening development of a forest-based bioeconomy in British Columbia, boosting carbon uptake and reducing emissions. » Read more...
Madisons Lumber Report

PaperWeek Canada / BIOFOR International 2020

February 3-6, 2020
Location: Montreal
» Learn more

ABCFP Forestry Conference and AGM

February 5-7, 2020
Location: Nanaimo, B.C.
» Learn more

Forests Ontario Annual Conference

February 14, 2020
Location: Alliston, Ont.
» Learn more

Digital Dust Safety Conference 2020

February 24-27, 2020
Location: Online
» Learn more