The Montréal Wood Convention: The Wood Trade Event

The Montréal Wood Convention is the wood trade show in Canada. For over seven years, the Quebec Wood Export Bureau, in association with the Quebec Forest Industry Council, the Maritime Lumber Bureau and the Ontario Forest Industries Association organizes and coordinates the Montréal Wood Convention to promote a significant portion...

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THE CANADIAN FORESTRY CORPS IN WW1 “Sawdust Fusiliers”

  By Judith Elson   Active: 14 November 1916 – 1920; 1940 – 1945 During the First World War huge quantities of wood were needed on the Western Front: to shore up trench walls and line muddy trench floors; to make stakes for barbed wire fences; to construct corduroy roads...

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Summer #2 2019 – Vol 23 #5

Summer #2 2019 – Vol 23 #5

October 9, 2019
By: Brett Vezina

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