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Madisons Lumber Report

New dates announced for OptiSaw East and West

Canadian Forest Industries and its sister publication Opérations forestières are happy to announce new dates for our OptiSaw East and OptiSaw West events, which have been postponed as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Canfor Corporation announces additional COVID-19 capacity reductions

“Canfor is experiencing a significant decrease in customer demand due to the global impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has resulted in the difficult decision to take additional downtime in Canada,” said Canfor Corporation president and CEO Don Kayne.

Williams & White steps up with made-in-Canada COVID-19 PPE

B.C. manufacturer of saw filing equipment, Williams & White, is producing clear protective barriers, face shields, and more to help fight COVID-19.
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Featured News 
Christian Roy

Partial cutting king: Quebec logger builds niche in commercial thinning

Yeti’s footprints can be increasingly seen in Quebec’s Abitibi region forests, but it’s not the white, abominable snowman you’re thinking of. » Read more...
Heather Robinson

Veteran leader: Q&A with Waratah GM Heather Robinson

Heather Robinson is the general manager of Waratah. A 30-year veteran of the construction, mining and forestry industries, Heather says it’s been encouraging to see more and more women in leadership positions in these industries. » Read more...
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B.C. Wildfire Service begins wildfire prevention measures early in response to COVID-19

As ongoing social distancing measures are put in place across the country due to COVID-19, B.C. Wildfire Service has begun to prepare for summer season wildfires in case COVID-19-related restrictions impact their response capabilities in the future. » Read more...

Northern Pulp asks for timely EA process for effluent treatment facility

Paper Excellence Canada, the owners of Nova Scotia’s only pulp mill, Northern Pulp, is once again emphasizing its commitment to operating in the province in spite of the mill’s forced shutdown in January. » Read more...

FPAC among industry groups to donate $36K to food banks

In an effort to bolster support for Canadian families in need, 18 national and regional industry associations and partners came together to donate a total of $36,000 to the Ottawa Food Bank, Food Banks Canada, and to food banks across the country – and they have challenged other industry groups to do the same. » Read more...