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Ontario Power Generation expands opportunities for advanced wood pellet producers

February 16, 2017

The Wood Pellet Association of Canada is proud that one of its members – Ontario Power Generation (OPG) – operates the Thunder Bay Generating Station, which is the only plant worldwide that has been converted from coal firing to employ advanced wood pellets as the sole primary fuel. OPG is

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LCBO raises funds for Forests Ontario

February 16, 2017

Starting February 26th, the public can support Forests Ontario by making a donation at any of the more than 650 LCBO stores throughout Ontario. Donation boxes for Forests Ontario will be displayed at LCBO checkout counters until March 31st. Forests Ontario is the voice for our forests. Our mission is

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Liberals primed for budget revamp of how Ottawa spends $5B annually on innovation

February 16, 2017

The next federal budget is expected to include a radical overhaul of the way Ottawa spends some $5 billion annually on business innovation programs, sources say. Government officials say the 2017 budget will be heavy on measures to promote innovation and skills. Sources suggest the government has already reviewed the existing

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David Emerson named B.C.’s trade envoy on softwood lumber

February 15, 2017

A former federal cabinet minister has been appointed the B.C. government’s trade envoy to try and reach a new softwood lumber deal with the United States. The province says David Emerson will also work with the federal government to get a new agreement. Emerson served in a number of federal

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Seeds planted for Hamilton’s urban tree strategy

February 15, 2017

The city wants you to help grow a new urban forestry strategy. Council signed off on $150,000 last year to hire a consultant to lead the creation of a strategy to grow, monitor and protect Hamilton’s urban tree canopy. The two-year study is expected to include plenty of public feedback

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B.C. Government’s Throne Speech talks jobs, taxpayers and forestry industry

February 15, 2017

The provincial government’s Throne Speech kicks-off the last session of the legislature before the May 2017 election. The speech, read by Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon, lays out the Liberals’ agenda and hints at what’s to come in next week’s provincial budget. With a $2.25 billion surplus forecasted, the big news

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Canadian Institute of Forestry AGM Friday February 17th

February 14, 2017

The Canadian Institute of Forestry Annual General Meeting and 64th Annual International Night is Friday February 17th at the Canadian Ecology Centre in Mattawa, Ontario.

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