Millions in mine and forest revenues coming back to northern Ontario

CBC NEWS — At the groundbreaking for a new gold mine near Gogama, Premier Doug Ford didn’t say very much about his promise to give northern Ontario a bigger cut of the money the province makes from its natural resources. He pledged to share mine and forest revenues with northern...

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Canfor mill sold to B.C. entrepreneur

CLEARWATER TIMES — A year after it closed down, the Vavenby sawmill site has been sold. The Times has learned that Canfor has sold 75 percent of the land to Brian Fehr, founder and former chairman of The BID Group, a multinational corporation, and current chairman of the board for SmartLam North...

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  • Husqvarna Hosts Live Event and Giveaway for Professional Battery Chainsaws

    What: Husqvarna, one of the world’s leading producers of forest, park, and outdoor power equipment products, will host a Facebook Live Event introducing Husqvarna’s latest chainsaw innovations – the all-new T540i XP® top-handle and 540i XP® rear-handled battery-powered chainsaws. Attendees will see and hear all about the distinguishing features that...

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  • Managing pandemic fatigue in the workplace

    NORTH BAY, ON – On Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm ET, Workplace Safety North (WSN) hosts its fifth COVID-19 Conversations free webinar titled, “Managing Pandemic Fatigue in the Workplace.” The webinar series is designed to help businesses and communities cope with changes caused by the pandemic....

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  • OPINION: Moving towards a healthy forest sector in BC that includes old-growth logging

    By Bob Brash, Executive Director, Truck Loggers Association Now that the Province has finally released its anxiously awaited report on old-growth harvesting and subsequent responses to its recommendations, we can finally get to work on the important matter of protecting our working forests. A healthy BC forest sector equals stable...

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Summer #1 2020 – Vol 24 #4

Summer #1 2020 – Vol 24 #4

August 25, 2020
By: Brett Vezina

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