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Largest Ever Mass Timber Fire Test Happening in Ottawa

May 13, 2022

OTTAWA, Ontario, CANADIAN WOOD COUNCIL – The Canadian Wood Council has partnered with federal and provincial governments to conduct a series of five separate research burns on a full-scale mass timber structure in Ottawa. The largest burn, happening on a 2-storey, 3700 ft structure, will take place at the end

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NAHB: Home Builders Warn of Significant Affordability Declines

May 13, 2022

Housing affordability posted a modest gain for average conditions in the first quarter of 2022 as a strong jump in national median income helped to offset a gradual rise in interest rates. However, home builders warn of current deteriorating conditions as a sharp jump in mortgage rates in March and

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NAHB Chairman Jerry Konter Calls For New Softwood Lumber Free Trade Agreement

May 13, 2022

Jerry Konter, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Savannah, Ga., issued the following statement regarding U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai’s recent visit to Canada to discuss the U.S.-Canada trade relationship with her counterpart Mary Ng, Canada’s Minister of International Trade,

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Weston Forest named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

May 13, 2022

Mississauga, ON  – Weston Forest was once again recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. The 2022 Best Managed program award winners are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $50 million, demonstrating leadership in the areas

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KRUGER ENTERS INTO AGREEMENT FOR KAMLOOPS PULP MILL

May 13, 2022

Montréal, Québec – Kruger announced that its affiliate Kruger Specialty Papers Holding L.P. entered into a definitive share purchase agreement pursuant to which one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries will purchase all the issued and outstanding shares in the capital of DKP Pulp ULC, a legal entity wholly-owned by Domtar Inc.

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Mississauga begins aerial spray to control tree-killing insects

May 12, 2022

The spray is meant to control caterpillars that feed off a variety of trees before eventually turning into moths that then begin the cycle again. CAPTION: Mississauga’s aerial spray program begins early next week in an effort to save the city’s tree canopy. Low flying helicopters are scheduled to be

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Out-of-control Nova Scotia forest fire now believed to cover 3,100 hectares

May 12, 2022

GLOBAL NEWS — For the third day, crews continue to battle a large, out-of-control forest fire in southwestern Nova Scotia, which is now believed to be triple the size of what was estimated earlier in the day. PHOTO CREDIT: Global News As of 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, the fire in

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