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Minister O’Regan: U.S. ‘not willing’ to negotiate on softwood lumber duty

Natural Resources Minister O’Regan says Canada is still trying to reach an agreement with the U.S. He called the softwood lumber duty on Canadian lumber ‘unwarranted,’ ‘unjustified’ and ‘unfair.’

BC gov apportions nearly 15% of Prince George TSA to First Nations

The change will enhance the First Nations’ role in the area’s forest economy and result in mutually beneficial partnerships between industry and First Nations.

Apportionment decision a step in the right direction: BC Assembly of First Nations

“For too long, First Nations across BC have not benefitted from the wealth of our territories,” said Regional Chief Terry Teegee. “By making this decision, Minister Conroy is starting to set things right. We await these kinds of decisions for other Timber Supply Areas across the province so that all First Nations can benefit from forestry in their territories.”
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Interfor acquires four sawmills from Georgia-Pacific

As a result of the acquisitions, Interfor’s total annual lumber production capacity will increase to 3.9 billion board feet, of which 3.0 billion board feet or 77 per cent will be U.S.-based and not subject to softwood lumber duties. » Learn more...
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OFIA: U.S. proposed increase on softwood lumber tariffs a ‘blow’ to American consumers

In a statement, OFIA president and CEO, Ian Dunn, said that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s proposed increase on softwood lumber tariffs would “serve as another blow to the American consumer.” » Read more...

More than 50 protestors arrested in one day at Fairy Creek

On Tuesday, May 25, 58 protestors were arrested at Fairy Creek, where the RCMP is enforcing a BC Supreme Court’s injunction preventing blockades on forest roads in Tree Farm License 46. » Read more...

Ont. providing funding to two universities to support forestry research

McMaster University will receive $45,000 over three years to create a model to better understand climate change’s impact on Ontario’s forests, while the University of Toronto will receive $56,000 over three years to assess the effects of the eastern spruce budworm. » Read more...

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June 2-4, 2022
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Dust Safety Week 2021

June 21-25, 2021
Location: canadianbiomassmagazine.ca
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