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West Fraser one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 2021

January 20, 2021

West Fraser is one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 2021. It’s the fifth time they have received the award.    The Company was recognized for its commitment to young people and for helping them build their careers. West Fraser is dedicated to empowering young people to challenge

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West Fraser and Norbord announce shareholder approval of aquisition

January 20, 2021

VANCOUVER, BC and TORONTO, ON — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. and Norbord Inc.  have jointly announced that the shareholders of each of West Fraser and Norbord have approved all resolutions relating to West Fraser’s acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Norbord. West Fraser Meeting

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Sylvain Girard appointed CFO, Resolute

January 19, 2021

MONTRÉAL, CNW — Resolute Forest Products Inc. has announced that Sylvain A. Girard will join the company and be appointed as senior vice president and chief financial officer as of March 2, 2021. His term will begin the day after Remi G. Lalonde, currently, Resolute’s senior vice president and chief

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Rise in E-Commerce Facilitates Value of Mixed Paper

January 19, 2021

FOREST2MARKET –The effects of stay-at-home orders and lockdowns that were set in place at the beginning of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic have created a number of changes in daily habits. The rise in e-commerce amid the pandemic has been one of the most significant changes to have occurred.

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Women in Wood launch e-newsletter

January 19, 2021

Happy New Year and welcome to the brand new Women in Wood e-newsletter! This past year has been a bit bonkers but we’ve been so inspired by this growing community and how we’ve all adapted to a world that looks very different than it did one year ago.  So, in the

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AFPA snags actor Nathan Fillion as host of virtual forest tour

January 19, 2021

GLOBAL NEWS –The Alberta Forest Products Association has launched an online forest tour that features one of the province’s most famous faces: Nathan Fillion. Fillion got his start in Edmonton as part of the Rapid Fire Theatre and Die-Nasty improv groups. He rose to fame after his role in TV series Firefly. The

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Vancouver ladder factory makes its last wooden ladder

January 18, 2021

CAPTION: Above, David Hernandez makes a ladder at Allright Ladder on Franklin Street. PHOTO BY JASON PAYNE /PNG VANCOUVER SUN — Allright Ladder has been making wooden ladders in Vancouver for a century. But on Oct. 31, they stopped. “To me, a wooden ladder is the best ladder you could ever want,” said

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