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First Six Storey Wood Building Constructed in Ontario Templar Flats, Hamilton, Ontario

February 5, 2016

Strik Baldinelli Moniz, Civil and Structural Engineers are proud to announce the first Six Storey Wood Framed Midrise Building Project has been constructed in Hamilton, Ontario. Templar Flats is a mixed-use building designed by Lintack Architects and will be the first Six Storey Midrise Wood Framed Building completed in Ontario.

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Parliamentary Secretary Kim Rudd Meets with Forest Sector Stakeholders

February 4, 2016

Parliamentary Secretary Kim Rudd, on behalf of the Honourable Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today met with forest sector stakeholders and highlighted the Government’s support for growing and developing markets for Canada’s sustainably produced, high-quality forest products. Parliamentary Secretary Rudd’s speech discussed five key areas for the transformation

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Canada’s Great Bear rainforest preservation deal

February 4, 2016

It has been 20 years in the making. Now an agreement has been reached among environmentalists, aboriginal groups, logging companies, and the government, to protect a massive area of British Columbia’s coastal rainforest. Valerie Langer, director of forest conservation for Forest Ethics Solutions was a major player in the deal.

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African refugee tree planters awarded overdue EI payments

February 4, 2016

A group of African refugee tree planters who were found living in miserable conditions at a camp near Golden were award their EI payments after more than five years in court. According to the BC Public Interest Advocacy Centre (BCPIAC), who represented the tree planters in their fight with the

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FSC abandons proposal of mediation involving Resolute Forest Products and asks FSC Board of Directors to take action

February 4, 2016

Following an unwillingness on the part of Resolute Forest Products (Resolute FP) to be involved in mediation efforts to resolve its suspended Canadian FSC certificates, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has abandoned its efforts to engage Resolute FP in such a process. Rather, FSC will continue to engage many other

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UBC finance committee says no to selling off fossil fuel holdings

February 4, 2016

The University of British Columbia’s finance committee has voted against selling off the school’s fossil fuel holdings, saying it would go against their fiduciary duty. The finance committee, part of the school’s Board of Governors, made the recommendation Wednesday to keep fossil fuel stocks as part of the university’s $1.4-billion

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With Great Bear Rainforest agreement done, forest companies plan for compliance

February 3, 2016

On Monday, B.C.’s coastal forest industry celebrated signing the Great Bear Rainforest conservation agreement along with the region’s First Nations and environmental groups. But the companies involved don’t have a lot of time to rest on their laurels. The deal offers the forest licensees certainty around access to an annual

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