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Canada’s changing certification landscape

Tony Rotherham, RPF B.C. and Ont. (ret’d), walks readers through the changing forest management paradigms and certification numbers. In the past year, 20-million-hectares are now certified to the SFI Program, rather than the CSA sustainable forest management program.

BC Lumber Trade Council applauds WTO ruling on softwood lumber duties

The BC Lumber Trade Council applauds the WTO ruling on softwood lumber duties, which states that the U.S. tariffs imposed on Canadian lumber exports is in breach of global trading rules.

Weston Forest purchases Monterra Lumber Mills

“This acquisition will continue the Weston Forest commitment to growth, to offering innovative solutions to our suppliers and customers, and to providing opportunities for our people. This is an important pillar in our expansion,” said Steve Rhone, president of Weston Forest.
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Featured News 

2020 CFI Contractor Survey snippets

CFI’s 2020 Contractor Survey results are in from independent research firm Bramm & Associates, generating 271 replies to a detailed list of questions. Check out the first three survey snippets on logging rates, profit margin expectations and contractors’ actual profit margins. » Read more...
CFI Podcast

The CFI Podcast: Cam Brown on the uses and benefits of LiDAR

In this episode, CFI editor Ellen Cools speaks with Cam Brown, strategic forester and manager of Forsite Consultants Ltd.'s resource management and technology group, to discuss how LiDAR (Light Detection or Ranging) can help improve forest management. » Read more...

A growth opportunity: Weiler Forestry looks to expand its operations in Canada

In September last year, a new major player entered the forest industry: Weiler Forestry. Headquartered in Lagrange, Ga., the company recently purchased Caterpillar’s purpose-built forestry business. » Read more...

Ontario releases final forest sector strategy, including $84.5M to enhance forest inventory

The Sustainable Growth: Ontario’s Forest Sector Strategy builds upon the draft strategy the Ontario government released in December 2019. » Read more...

FPAC offers federal government help to kick start economic recovery through forestry

FPAC has submitted recommendations to the federal government’s 2021 Pre-Budget Consultations to outline how Canada can leverage the power of sustainable forest management and innovation to kick start economic recovery in Canada’s rural and northern communities. » Read more...