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WCLBMA honours members, elects officers and directors

November 19, 2019

LBM JOURNAL — While West Coast Lumber and Building Material Association (WCLBMA) members gathered to elect new officers at its annual convention in Sacramento, the organization also presented one of its infrequent Lifetime Achievement Awards to the founder of Sierra Pacific Industries, Archie “Red” Emmerson. In presenting the award WCLBMA President Mark

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Love Paper campaign featured in several news publications

November 19, 2019

  DAVENTRY, UK  –The newly launched Love Paper campaign has been gaining substantial coverage across some of the nation’s biggest news publications. On Tuesday the 5th of November alone, the campaign was featured in eight newspapers including The Times, The Sun, The Mirror and The Daily Mail. Combined, the reach

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Canfor Obtains Interim Order for Plan of Arrangement Special Meeting Scheduled for Shareholder Vote

November 19, 2019

  VANCOUVER, BC  — Canfor Corporation has announced that, further to its news release on October 28, 2019, the company has obtained an interim order of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in connection with the proposed arrangement with 1227738 B.C. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Pacific Capital Corp.,

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GM, Fiat Chrysler and Toyota side with Trump on gutting the Clean Air Act

November 18, 2019

Despite Their Pledge to Support a Middle Ground on Emissions and Fuel Economy Standards, a Block of Automakers are Choosing to Ignore Consumer Demand for Fuel-Efficiency and Clean Air CONSUMER FEDERATION OF AMERICA, Washington D.C. — The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) is calling out the 13 automakers who have

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Forestry trade mission strengthens relationships

November 18, 2019

GOVERNMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, TOKYO – Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and 35 senior executives from B.C. forest companies and associations have concluded their 2019 forestry trade mission to Asia. The delegation promoted British Columbia’s innovative wood products to the province’s two largest

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CN Rail confirms job cuts due to weakening economy

November 18, 2019

THE CANADIAN PRESS — Canadian National Railway Co. is confirming job cuts as it deals with a weakening North American economy that has eroded demand for railroad transportation. The company said it is “adjusting its resources to demand” but wouldn’t say how many people will be affected. It said some

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Tips for Keeping Your Christmas Green

November 18, 2019

FORESTS ONTARIO — One of the biggest decisions Ontarians face during the holidays is whether to purchase a real or fake Christmas tree for their home. Yes, fake trees can be more convenient (if you have the space to store one), but consider the aroma, presence and environmental contribution of

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