West Fraser announces temporary production curtailments

VANCOUVER, CNW — West Fraser has announced temporary curtailments of approximately three weeks of production throughout the first quarter of 2019 at each of three British Columbia sawmills:  Chasm, 100 Mile House, and Chetwynd.  In addition, the Williams Lake Sawmill will be shut down for approximately a week to complete certain capital upgrades.  The...

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Global timber and wood products market declines

Declining trade of softwood lumber, plummeting lumber prices in the US and slowing wood demand in China were some of the biggest international lumber developments in the 3Q/18, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.  Global softwood lumber trade down  Global trade of softwood lumber from January through September 2018 was down...

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  • 13 First Nations come together to create new forestry agreement

    CBC NEWS — Thirteen Indigenous communities who control more than 50%t of the provincial allocated and active wood supply in Saskatchewan have banded together. According to a report by CBC News, the agreement was signed between the Montreal Lake Cree Nation, Big River First Nation, Pelican Lake First nation, Witchekan...

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  • Statement from Health Canada on Glyphosate

    OTTAWA, CNW — Health Canada’s primary objective in regulating pesticides is to protect Canadians’ health and the environment. That is why the Department regularly reviews all pesticides to make sure that they continue to meet modern health and safety standards. Following the release of the Department’s final re-evaluation decision on glyphosate in...

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  • Study shows black bears need a variety of salmon

    CANADIAN PRESS — Black bears need access to different species of salmon rather than huge numbers of a single variety in order to be healthy, a new study by Canadian researchers indicates. Lead author Christina Service said if bears have access to a “portfolio of different salmon species” then the...

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Winter #2 2018 Vol 22 #8

Winter #2 2018 Vol 22 #8

January 9, 2019
By: Brett Vezina

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