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Federal government says no to Mosaic & USW request to relax log export rules

Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns says the federal government will not make changes to its log export policy in response to Mosaic and USW Local 1-1937’s request for temporary relief on log exports from private land.

Four takeaways from Dust Safety Week 2020

Dust Safety Week 2020 came to an end on June 26 after five days of sharing exclusive content focused on combustible dust best practices, technical information and solutions to help pellet plants and sawmills keep their operations and operators safe. Here are some key takeaways.

San Group launches first new B.C. sawmill in 15 years

British Columbia now sees its first new sawmill in 15 years as San Group begins operations at a new mill.
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Know a young forestry star? Nominate them for CFI’s Top 10 Under 40

Nominations are now open until July 31 for Canadian Forest Industries’ annual Top 10 Under 40 competition! This is an opportunity to recognize up-and-coming forestry professionals from across Canada as they help drive the industry forward. » Read more...
Forestry Innovation Transition Trust

N.S. forestry transition team outlines new plan for the sector

The outline will help guide the distribution of funds being held in the province’s $50-million Forestry Innovation Transition Trust, which was established after the closure of Northern Pulp earlier this year. » Read more...

B.C. looks to mass timber to drive economic growth and advance CleanBC

The B.C. government is taking further steps to implement mass timber into the construction of buildings to help lower the amount of carbon pollution and create jobs across the province. » Read more...

J.D. Irving investing $35M to expand Doaktown, NB sawmill

The $35 million project will see the mill’s footprint grow by 14,000 square feet bringing together the sawmill, planer mill and value-added centre under one roof. » Read more...

B.C. government postpones MFPR to support BC forestry during COVID-19

As the forest industry continues to be affected by COVID-19, B.C. is postponing changes to the Manufactured Forest Products Regulation and the variable fee-in-lieu of manufacturing on log exports until Sept. 30, 2020, and December 2020, respectively. » Read more...