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Earthworms, a threat to Canada’s boreal forest?

January 17, 2022

Recent research suggests that the earthworms of Canada’s forests could actually be accelerating climate change. By Nathalie Chaperon, communications advisor — Scientific Communications Team Some kids really love playing with earthworms, while many adults just aren’t that into them, though gardeners appreciate them and fishers rely on them. But recent

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Unifor and PPWC reach pattern deal with Canfor

January 17, 2022

PRINCE GEORGE, BC, CNW — Two of the country’s largest pulp and paper unions, Unifor and the Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC), have reached a tentative deal with Canfor that establishes the pattern for Western Canadian forestry. “This deal establishes a strong pattern agreement for forestry workers in Western

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Ontario Launches Program to Support Advanced Manufacturers Across Province

January 17, 2022

  $40-million investment will support innovation and growth and secure high-skill, well-paid jobs for the people of Ontario         TORONTO — The Ontario government has launched the Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Competitiveness (AMIC) program to help companies get the tools, technology, and talent they need to grow,

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The Truck Loggers Association’s View on Modernizing BC’s Forest Policy

January 17, 2022

By Bob Brash, executive director The TLA firmly believes there are progressive solutions out there, that enable the unique and world-class skills of our workforce, that won’t put 20,000 people out of work, decimate businesses, and harm communities. …What are the solutions? Well, there is no simple answer. But within

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Complimentary Timber Exchange Webinar with TPI on Tuesday January 18th

January 17, 2022

You are invited to attend the complimentary Webinar with Timber Product Inspection on Tuesday, January 18th Zoom event registration link:  https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IUFp8E4ASCiqBizqHEVgBA    As part of my Advisor Role with Timber Exchange in Sweden, I would like to invite you to attend our upcoming Webinar with Timber Product Inspection  on Tuesday January 18th

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To avert a climate catastrophe, we have to save the world’s big trees

January 14, 2022

 Opinion BY MEG LOWMAN AND JANE GOODALL MIAMI HERALD — In 2020, after tragic fires burned millions of acres in the Amazon, Australia, Indonesia, the United States, the Mediterranean and Siberia, an international newscast asked one fundamental question: “What will happen if all the world’s forests disappear?” Our blunt answer:

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What obliterated this Northwest Territories forest?

January 14, 2022

THETORONTOSTAR.COM — If extreme flooding and wildfires weren’t enough for the Northwest Territories in 2021, another extraordinary weather event snuck by almost unnoticed – unless you were a tree. A downburst, one of the first-ever recorded in the N.W.T., ripped through a patch of trees some 60 kilometres long and

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