B.C. minister asks for urgent federal help with forestry sector crisis

Vancouver Sun — B.C’s Minister of Forests Doug Donaldson has hand-delivered a direct plea for federal help in dealing with the cascading affects of the growing crisis in British Columbia’s forest industry. According to a report in the Vancouver Sun, Donaldson wrote to federal Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi asking for...

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Tolko Industries announces more downtime

Global News — Tolko Industries says three of its wood mills in the Okanagan will temporarily shut down for two weeks. Citing the ongoing wood downturn, the company announced that its lumber plant and plywood plant in Armstrong, plus its White Valley veneer mill in Lavington, will temporarily close. The...

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  • Pinnacle’s $30 million expansion project gets nod from Williams Lake council

    The Williams Lake Tribune — Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc.’s request to upgrade and expand production at its plant in Williams Lake was unanimously approved by city council at Tuesday’s regular meeting. According to the report by The Williams Lake Tribune, final issuance of the permit, however, will not be approved...

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  • Interactive map helps forest owners learn more about their assets

    The American Hardwood Export Council has developed an interactive map demonstrating the status of hardwood resources, allowing users to view national and regional distribution, growth and removal information for most of the main commercial American hardwood species. The data used comes from the United States Forest Service. Click on the following...

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  • Connecting GTA Architects and Engineers with the Northern Forest

      Timmins, ON – A group of southern Ontario architects, engineers, and union leaders participated in a tour of forestry and mill operations in Timmins, Ontario as part of the It Takes a Forest awareness initiative. Co-sponsored by Forests Ontario, EACOM Timber Corporation and Rayonier Advanced Materials, the tour connected...

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SPRING #2 2019 – VOL.23 #3

SPRING #2 2019 – VOL.23 #3

July 11, 2019
By: Brett Vezina

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