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Madisons Lumber Report

N.S. opposes Northern Pulp $50M interim financing bailout deal

The $50 million loan from Paper Excellence and Pacific Harbor North American Resources Ltd. would allow Northern Pulp to continue to pay severance to the 280 employees laid off since their closure and more than 200 forestry contractors, landowners and service providers.

B.C. government funding invasive species training employment for curtailed mill workers

The government of B.C.’s Community and Employer Partnerships program (CEP) is providing $550,000 to the Invasive Species Council of BC (ISCBC) for on-site work experience for curtailed mill workers in the province.

Canfor reports Q2 2020 operating income increase versus Q1 loss

Canfor reported an operating income of $96.9 million in Q2, $185.7 million higher than the operating loss of $88.8 million reported for the first quarter of 2020.
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The CFI Podcast

The CFI Podcast: Jason Metnick and Francois Dufresne on forest management certification

The newest CFI Podcast episode is here! In this episode, we spoke with Jason Metnick, SFI senior vice-president of customer affairs, and Francois Dufresne, president of FSC Canada to better understand the different issues covered by certification programs and discuss the industry's sustainability journey. » Listen now...
Top 10 Under 40

Last Call: Nominate a young forestry star for CFI’s Top 10 Under 40 – 2020

There’s still time to submit your nomination for CFI’s Top 10 Under 40 contest — but not much. The deadline is July 31. Don’t miss your chance to nominate a future forestry leader! » Read more...
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West Fraser reports Q2 2020 operating income increase despite COVID-19

Higher demand levels in Q2, coupled with low inventories in the supply channel and production curtailments, led to an increase in pricing, and therefore an increase in operating income, despite the impacts of COVID-19. » Read more...

Quesnel Investment Corporation makes offer for C&C Wood Products

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the court appointed receiver of C&C Wood Products in Quesnel, B.C., has received an offer from Quesnel Investment Corporation to purchase and operate C&C Wood Products’ specialty mill and Westside Logging. » Read more...

Western Forest Products donates $100K to community food banks

The Company’s donations to individual organizations will range in amount depending on community size. Donations will support the organizations in their ongoing work to meet community needs. » Read more...