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Husqvarna Hosts Live Event and Giveaway for Professional Battery Chainsaws

September 17, 2020

What: Husqvarna, one of the world’s leading producers of forest, park, and outdoor power equipment products, will host a Facebook Live Event introducing Husqvarna’s latest chainsaw innovations – the all-new T540i XP® top-handle and 540i XP® rear-handled battery-powered chainsaws. Attendees will see and hear all about the distinguishing features that

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Managing pandemic fatigue in the workplace

September 17, 2020

NORTH BAY, ON – On Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm ET, Workplace Safety North (WSN) hosts its fifth COVID-19 Conversations free webinar titled, “Managing Pandemic Fatigue in the Workplace.” The webinar series is designed to help businesses and communities cope with changes caused by the pandemic.

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OPINION: Moving towards a healthy forest sector in BC that includes old-growth logging

September 17, 2020

By Bob Brash, Executive Director, Truck Loggers Association Now that the Province has finally released its anxiously awaited report on old-growth harvesting and subsequent responses to its recommendations, we can finally get to work on the important matter of protecting our working forests. A healthy BC forest sector equals stable

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Changes to B.C. lumber regulations aimed at increasing domestic production

September 17, 2020

BC GOVERNMENT NEWS — The provincial government is keeping its commitment to protect B.C. jobs and support companies investing in British Columbia that are creating more high-value products from its natural resources and want to employ local workers. Changes to the Manufactured Forest Products Regulation (MFPR) around export requirements for

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Canada’s forest sector applauds  “Made in Canda” face masks

September 16, 2020

Ottawa — Earlier today in Montreal, FPInnovations announced the successful completion of Phase 1 in the development of a safe, locally produced, single-use face mask that is 100% biodegradable. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds this important milestone which will allow us to create Canadian made Personal Protective Equipment

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CIF-IFC National Forest Week 2020 Celebrates its 100th Anniversary

September 16, 2020

The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is inviting all Canadians from coast to coast to celebrate National Forest Week (NFW) from September 20-26, 2020 and National Tree Day on September 23, 2020. “This nation-wide campaign is celebrated by many organizations and individuals across Canada and is meant

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Old Growth Strategic Review report released

September 16, 2020

BURNABY, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The United Steelworkers (USW) Wood Council of B.C. Locals 1-1937, 1-2017, 1-423, 1-417, 1-405, and 2009 received the Old Growth Strategic Review report released Friday. “It’s concerning that the old-growth report is largely silent on the issues raised by workers, industry, and communities and completely silent on

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