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ISS and Egan-Jones recommend Canfor shareholders vote for the proposed arrangement with Great Pacific

December 12, 2019

Vancouver, BC, Canada — Canfor Corporation has announced the results of reports issued by independent proxy advisory firms, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. and Egan-Jones Proxy Services, both of which have recommended that Canfor shareholders vote FOR the proposed plan of arrangement with 1227738 B.C. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great

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Ontario leads Canada in greenhouse gas reductions

December 12, 2019

MADRID — Following successful meetings with other Canadian Ministers and international leaders at the 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations’ Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 25), Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks, issued the following statement: “I would like to thank the representatives

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Auburn’s Daowei Zhang recognized with scientific achievement award

December 11, 2019

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Professor Daowei Zhang is one of 10 international scientists recognized by the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, or IUFRO, as recipients of its Scientific Achievement Award for 2019. CAPTION: Auburn University Professor Daowei Zhang has been recognized for

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Lieutenant Governor Celebrates Bright Environmental Students at Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 11, 2019

Toronto, ON  – Tidings of comfort and joy-filled the Vice-Regal Suite at Queen’s Park on December 6th for the annual Lieutenant Governor’s Tree Lighting Ceremony. The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell lit the tree, a Balsam Fir donated by Forests Ontario and Somerville Nursery, in celebration of students who have excelled in

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Cornerbrook Mill’s job losses will have ‘ripple effect’: BoT president

December 10, 2019

CBC NEWS — The negative effects of job losses and a two-week shutdown of operations at the town’s paper mill will be felt beyond Corner Brook, says the president of the Greater Corner Brook Board of Trade.  Everyone from business vendors who work with the mill directly to local retailers will

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Structurlam Selects Conway, Arkansas, for Its First U.S. Plant

December 10, 2019

Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation, the leading mass timber manufacturer in North America, has announced it will expand its operations into the United States, with a plant in Conway, Ark., set to open in mid-2021. The Canadian-based company, in which Walmart has made an investment, will spend $90 million to purchase, retrofit

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Northern Pulp issues statement in support of proposed wastewater treatment facility

December 10, 2019

Northern Pulp and its parent Paper Excellence are committed to creating well-paying jobs for Nova Scotians, supporting the region’s economy, protecting our environment, and enhancing the wellbeing of our rural communities. “We have used a tremendous amount of time, resources and independent scientific expertise to prepare the Focus Report on

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