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Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day in Ontario

June 21, 2019

Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs, issued the following statement in recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day: “We acknowledge today as one of celebration, recognizing Indigenous peoples. Indigenous peoples are the original inhabitants of our great province, and I encourage all Ontarians to take this opportunity to learn more about

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Global Buyers Mission

June 21, 2019

The 16th Annual Global Buyers Mission will be held September 11th to 13th, 2019 and we are expected to welcome over 800 delegates from all over the world to Whistler, BC Canada again this year.  For those returning Buyers and Exhibitors, please note that the date of the event in changed from the

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New Cabinet Poised to Unleash the Potential of Ontario’s Forestry Sector

June 20, 2019

June 20, 2019. The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) congratulates and welcomes Premier Ford’s new cabinet, following today’s announcement at Queen’s Park. Ontario’s forest sector is looking forward to continuing to work with the Ford government, including the Honourable John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) and newly

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Truss manufacturer receives support from Ontario government

June 19, 2019

Ross Romano, a parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, announced Garden River Truss, a roof and floor truss manufacturer, is receiving $315,300 to purchase new equipment to increase production capacity. “Our government is protecting what matters most by investing in opportunities that enhance the competitiveness

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Norbord reports fire near High Level, Alberta OSB mill

June 19, 2019

TORONTO – CNW — Norbord Inc. has reported that its OSB mill in High Level, Alberta has temporarily suspended production due to the wildfires burning nearby in the region and in order to comply with an evacuation order in MacKenzie County.  The company also anticipates an evacuation order being issued for the

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Lim Geomatics launches Prism

June 19, 2019

Ottawa, Ontario – Lim Geomatics has unveiled Prism, a next-generation timber cruising application that dramatically enhances how foresters collect and analyze data from the field. The cloud-based digital tool is easy to set up, highly configurable and works on Apple, Android, and Microsoft tablets. Prism is also fully integrated with

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Pancake breakfast sparks discussion on sustainable forest management

June 18, 2019

  Members of the Renfrew Mason Lodge No. 122 cooked and served up the pancakes Renfrew, ON – Members of the forest sector and the general public attended Forest Life Expo’s Pancake Breakfast in Renfrew on June 15th. The event was hosted by Forests Ontario under the It Takes a

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