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BC gov introduces legislation to amend the Forest and Range Practices Act

The amendments will increase local control and prioritize forest health, eventually replacing forest stewardship plans currently developed by the sector with forest landscape plans. The B.C. government claims these plans will better address ecological, cultural and timber values.

Nanwakola Council, WFP announce Letter of Understanding

Under this comprehensive agreement, the parties will work towards co-developing an Integrated Resource Management Plan (IMRP) and mutually beneficial business solutions in support of economic reconciliation.

West Fraser to acquire Georgia Pacific OSB mill in South Carolina

The Allendale, S.C., facility, which initially began producing OSB in 2007, has been idle since late 2019 and has an estimated stated capacity of approximately 760 million square feet (3/8-inch basis).
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Forestry’s future leaders: Meet Spencer Stewart

To acknowledge and highlight each of our Top 10 Under 40 winners, CFI will feature one winner every week for the next 10 weeks. This week, we introduce readers to Spencer Stewart, owner/operator of SS Logging Ltd., in Kamloops, B.C. » Learn more...
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Perceptive operations: Harry Freeman & Son gets an upgrade

Harry Freeman & Son includes not just a sawmill, but also a stud mill, planer mill, white pine remanufacturing facility, and high-speed moulding plant. The facilities have seen several upgrades over the years to become among the most modern in eastern Canada, including the installation of new optimization technology at the white pine remanufacturing plant. » Learn more...
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Northern Pulp signals legal action against NS government

The company has made claims under the province’s indemnity for $100 million in losses, which they would use to help restart the mill. » Read more...

FPAC donates $10K to support Outland Youth Employment Program

“As Canada’s forest sector builds its talent pipeline of the future and its leaders of tomorrow, we see incredible potential in young people from Indigenous communities,” said Derek Nighbor, FPAC’s president and CEO. » Read more...

USDA Forest Service, SLB launch mass timber competition

The competition will serve to strengthen the mass timber sector and support increased employment in advanced wood products design, engineering, construction, and manufacturing sectors. » Read more...

Montreal Wood Convention

Date: March 29-31, 2022
Location: Montreal
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BC Saw Filers Association Convention

Date: May 26-28, 2022
Location: Kamloops, B.C.
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Elmia Wood 2022

Date: June 2-4, 2022
Location: Jonkoping, Sweden
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DEMO International 2022

Date: Sept. 22-24, 2022
Location: Ottawa/Gatineau
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