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A list of pulp and paper mills that are adjusting capacity during COVID-19

Mills have cited a variety of reasons for the curtailments, including declining demand in some segments, such as newsprint and specialty paper, sawmill downtime and reduced workforce availability due to COVID-19 safety precautions.

Domtar Dryden postpones spring maintenance to May

The shutdown at the Ontario pulp and paper mill is now scheduled for May 16 and will last for three weeks.

Paper Excellence extends curtailments at two B.C. mills

Paper Excellence Canada will extend the shutdowns at its Powell River and Crofton paper mills until at least the middle of summer.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Top 10 Under 40 submissions due Apr. 29

To give you a bit more time during this challenging period, we’ve extended the nomination deadline for our Top 10 Under 40 contest to Wednesday, April 29.

FPAC CEO asks government for short-term support for forestry industry

Derek Nighbor appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance to share with MPs how Canada’s forest sector and workers are managing.
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Webinar recap: Optimizing papermaking operations for today’s workforce

On Apr. 9, Pulp & Paper Canada partnered with FPInnovations and Honeywell Process Solutions to present a free webinar on how to best optimize papermaking operations amid declining operator experience. » Learn More

Sonoco to shutter Trent Valley, Ont. paper mill

Sonoco is permanently closing its Trent Valley paper mill in Quinte West, Ontario, affecting 106 jobs. » Read More

Canadian Bioeconomy Conference postponed to 2021

Originally scheduled for June 9-11, 2020 in Prince George, B.C., the Canadian Bioeconomy Conference and Exhibition will now be held June 22-24, 2021 at the Prince George Conference and Civic Centre. » Read More

Viewpoint: Demand for food delivery should spur sustainable food packaging

Consumer demand for takeout during the COVID-19 pandemic does not need to conflict with environmental commitment in packaging solutions, says APP Canada's VP sustainability. » Read More

ICYMI: Safest Mill in Canada winners announced

Since 1926, we have benchmarked mills that achieve an outstanding safety record in our annual ranking of the lowest total recordable incident rates (mill frequency). See the 2019 rankings: » Read More

A list of forestry events cancelled so far in North America due to coronavirus

Several forestry and pulp and paper events in North America have been postponed, cancelled or modified in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). » Read More