Forest Sector seeks federal partnerships to support innovation, trade

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) will appear before the Finance Committee of the House of Commons tomorrow (Tuesday), as part of pre-budget consultations. In doing so, the Association representing 230,000 forest sector workers will seek investments to accelerate innovation, commitments to improve competiveness and increase trade, and support for...

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Emerald Ash beetle spotted in Nova Scotia

The CFIA ( Canadian Food Inspection Agency) says it has confirmed the presence of the Emerald Ash Beetle in Nova Scotia. The CFIA says the finding of the emerald ash borer at a site in Bedford, N.S., is a first for the province, which is outside the areas currently regulated...

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  • Wood Stove Manufacturers Need Time to Meet EPA Emissions Standards

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  • FPAC Calls for Speedy Passage of Trans-Pacific Partnership Bill

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Summer #2 2018 – Vol. 22 #5

Summer #2 2018 – Vol. 22 #5

August 23, 2018
By: Brett Vezina

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