Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs recognizes communities of the future will be built with forest products

 The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) applauds Sidewalk Labs’ proposed Master Innovation and Development Plan, which showcases the use of Ontario forest products. The plan proposes to build a new neighbourhood on Toronto’s waterfront almost entirely out of tall timber. “Sidewalk Labs’ Quayside development is focused on using building materials...

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Sidewalk Labs Publishes Comprehensive Blueprintfor the Neighbourhood of the Future

TORONTO—Sidewalk Labs’ draft Master Innovation and Development Plan (MIDP) for Toronto’s eastern waterfront, titled Toronto Tomorrow: A New Approach for Inclusive Growth, was publicly released today. It spans three volumes plus an overview, more than 1,500 pages in all, and includes detailed plans for dozens of innovations—from thermal and advanced...

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  • Vancouver investor seeks to reopen West Linn paper mill

    THE OREGONIAN — Efforts are underway to reopen the 130-year-old West Linn Papermill, nearly two years after it closed. According to a report in The Oregonian, the revival effort is being led by Clark County investor Ken Peterson, whose portfolio includes a pulp mill in Dayton, a Texas housing development,...

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  • 2 firefighters, 2 mill workers recovering after blaze at paper mill

    CBC NEWS — Four people are recovering after being injured in a stubborn fire at Port Hawkesbury Paper in Point Tupper, N.S. According to CBC News, two firefighters had to be rushed to hospital after working to put out a blaze that broke out in a wood chip silo Thursday...

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  • Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day in Ontario

    Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs, issued the following statement in recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day: “We acknowledge today as one of celebration, recognizing Indigenous peoples. Indigenous peoples are the original inhabitants of our great province, and I encourage all Ontarians to take this opportunity to learn more about...

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  • Global Buyers Mission

    The 16th Annual Global Buyers Mission will be held September 11th to 13th, 2019 and we are expected to welcome over 800 delegates from all over the world to Whistler, BC Canada again this year.  For those returning Buyers and Exhibitors, please note that the date of the event in changed from the...

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  • New Cabinet Poised to Unleash the Potential of Ontario’s Forestry Sector

    June 20, 2019. The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) congratulates and welcomes Premier Ford’s new cabinet, following today’s announcement at Queen’s Park. Ontario’s forest sector is looking forward to continuing to work with the Ford government, including the Honourable John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) and newly...

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Spring #1 2019 – Vol 23 #2

Spring #1 2019 – Vol 23 #2

April 15, 2019
By: Brett Vezina

 

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