Connect with Us NEWS Catalyst Paper aims to go from public to private company

The Supreme Court of BC gave the green light on Jan. 18 to major changes to the way Catalyst Paper does business. Catalyst Paper, which owns the Crofton pulp mill, is in the process of a recapitalization plan that would see the forest company switch from a publicly traded entity...

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Specialized helicopter used to combat beetle-infestation

Aviation enthusiasts will be interested in catching a glimpse of the Kaman K-MAX 1200 aircraft at work heli-logging in and around the city for the next few weeks. “It is a very specialized aircraft,” said Clint Sarver, who owns and operates Sarvair Aviation with his wife, Karen Sarver. “I believe...

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  • Trade minister confident Nova Scotia will dodge softwood lumber duties

    Nova Scotia Trade Minister Michel Samson says he believes the province will be exempt from any new duties that could be placed on Canadian softwood lumber by the U.S. government. American sawmill operators are lobbying for a surcharge on Canadian lumber entering the U.S. because they say sawmills north of the border have...

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  • In It For The Long Run: Struggling To Support Our Rural Communities

    Independent timber harvesting contractors—the economic backbone of BC’s rural communities—are struggling in a business climate that doesn’t support locally owned forestry businesses. The TLA’s 74th Annual Convention & Trade Show will take place January 18 – 20, 2017 at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver. Over this three-day event, we’ll...

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  • Financial impact of Fort McMurray wildfire reaches almost $10 billion: study

    An assessment of the total financial impact of last spring’s Fort McMurray wildfire is pegging the direct and indirect costs of the blaze at almost $10 billion. The $9.9-billion figure includes the expense of replacing buildings and infrastructure as well as lost income, profits and royalties in the oilsands and...

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Fall #2 2016 Vol. 20 # 7

Fall #2 2016 Vol. 20 # 7

November 16, 2016
By: Shelby Twilt

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