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Madisons Weekly Report

An essential tool: webinar explores how DHAs help reduce hazards

To better understand what is required to comply with NFPA 652, Canadian Forest Industries and Canadian Biomass magazines hosted a free one-hour webinar on June 25 on dust hazard analysis (DHAs), as part of our fourth annual Dust Safety Week.

Mosaic Forest Management to restart operations

As forestry markets begin to take a turn for the better, Mosaic Forest Management has announced that they will begin operating at their normal levels of operation.

Conifex to restart operations at Mackenzie B.C. sawmill

The company will restart operations at their Mackenzie sawmill on July 6, 2020 for a two-shit, five day work week.
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The CFI Podcast

The CFI Podcast: Michael Benson on wildfire research, response and prevention

For the latest episode of The CFI Podcast, we spoke with Michael Benson, manager of wildfire operations for FPInnovations, to learn more about Canada’s wildfire preparedness levels, the forest industry’s research and response efforts, the impact of good forest management practices, and more. » Listen now...
Top 10 Under 40

Know a young forestry star? Nominate them for CFI’s Top 10 Under 40

Nominations are now open for Canadian Forest Industries’ annual Top 10 Under 40 competition until July 31. Don’t miss your chance to highlight a young forestry star! » Read more...

Skeena Sawmills and United Steelworkers sign four-and-a-half year labour agreement

The new agreement, which is retroactive to January 1, 2020 and extends until June 30, 2024, aligns Skeena’s wages and benefits with other industry agreements and also includes unique provisions recognizing the cultural needs of Indigenous employees. » Read more...

Chantiers Chibougamau forest is Canada’s first to meet new FSC standard

The new FSC standard unifies all regional sustainability efforts and is now updated to reflect such pressing issues as the woodland caribou crisis, the rights of Indigenous peoples, workers’ rights (including gender equity), conservation and landscape management. » Read more...

FPAC announces 2020 Green Dream Bloggers

Those selected to be FPAC’s Green Dream Bloggers will receive a scholarship to support their ongoing education as they begin the process of blogging about their experiences in Canada’s forest products industry throughout the summer. » Read more...