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Mass Timber rear expansion proposed at 1067 Yonge in Rosedale

June 2, 2020

URBANTORONTO.CA — A Site Plan Application submitted to the City of Toronto in mid-May seeks to add a modern expansion behind an early 20th century converted home—currently housing commercial space—on Yonge Street, just north of Rosedale subway station. The Dewson Architects-designed proposal at 1067 Yonge Street would create an expanded footprint for

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Province to buy land from struggling forestry sector members

June 2, 2020

CBC NEWS — Nova Scotia’s Lands and Forestry Department is focusing all of its budget for buying land this year on people connected to the industry who might need help following the closure of Northern Pulp. According to a report by CBC News, each year, the department has $1.5 million

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Kelowna clarifies purpose behind $100,000 forestry grant

June 2, 2020

Castenet.net — An $100,000 provincial grant the City of Kelowna received to help people affected by the slowdown in the forestry sector has been directed as an investment into general community services, and not specifically the affected workers, as per the provincial guidelines.  In Sep. 2019, the province announced $69 million in various funding streams

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Swap Guesswork for Precision Data with Op Tracker

June 1, 2020

LIM GEOMATICS — No more guess-timation about what’s happening under the canopy. Op Tracker delivers timely data about the precise location, progress, and performance of operations equipment in the forest. Not only that, but this cloud-based application delivers all that critical information and analysis both to the office and also

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John Deere elects new president of construction and forestry

June 1, 2020

MOLINE, Ill., CNW — Deere & Company has announced that its Board of Directors elected John Stone, 50, to the position of President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems, effective July 1. He will be responsible for the overall management and performance of the company’s construction and forestry operations throughout the

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2020 North American Mass Timber State of the Industry Report Released

June 1, 2020

Missoula, MT  – A team of leading experts has released the second annual North American Mass Timber Report. Due to the Corona Virus and postponement of the 2020 International Mass Timber Conference, an electronic PDF copy of the 2020 Mass Timber Report is being made available free of charge at

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Canfor Completes Purchase of Elliott Sawmilling Company

June 1, 2020

VANCOUVER, BC Cision Newswire — Canfor Corporation, further to its announcement on November 9, 2018, completed the purchase of Elliott Sawmilling Company Inc. on May 31, 2020. Elliott adds over 210 million board feet of production capacity “We are thrilled to welcome the employees of Elliott to the Canfor team.

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