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B.C. forest industry trade mission to Asia seeks to calm concerns about downturn

November 15, 2019

VICTORIA, BC, CANADIAN PRESS— A forest industry trade mission to Asia faces fewer political tensions this year than last December after the arrest of a top Chinese executive but concerns about supply issues are now on the table, says British Columbia’s forests minister. Caption: Above, Donaldson, Chul-Hee-Kang. Doug Donaldson, in

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CIT finds Commerce’s ruling on Canadian lumber unlawful

November 15, 2019

Law360 — The U.S. Court of International Trade on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Department of Commerce to rethink its conclusion that certain cedar shakes and shingles made by Canada producers are subject to countermeasure tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber imports, saying that the determination is unlawful. Judge Jennifer Choe-Groves said

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Premier outlines a path for Bamfield Road upgrades

November 15, 2019

Anacla, B.C. – Premier John Horgan lived up to a promise made in September and traveled the Bamfield Main road to Anacla to discuss the province’s report and future upgrades.  Horgan said he was pleased to see all of the stakeholders at the table, including Western Forest Products, Mosaic, the

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B.C. forest industry trade mission finding new markets in China

November 14, 2019

VERNON MORNINGSTAR — B.C. forest products continue to find a growing market in China as diplomatic tensions with Canada have eased, Forests Minister Doug Donaldson says. Speaking to reporters from Tokyo on Wednesday, Donaldson said his delegation of 35 forest company executives completed their visit to Shanghai with good trade

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Gov’t reducing aviation fuel tax rate in northern ON

November 14, 2019

SAULT STE. MARIE — The Ontario government is delivering on its commitment to reduce the aviation fuel tax rate in Northern Ontario, helping to lower the cost of living for people in the region. Finance Minister Rod Phillips was joined by Ross Romano, Minister of Colleges and Universities and MPP

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Come hear why building with wood is making a comeback!

November 13, 2019

  Register here! The Eastern Ontario Model Forest, in partnership with the Ottawa section of the Canadian Institute of Forestry, has developed a great program for our December Forest Lecture. We have used the term “an end of year celebration of our forests”. In addition, the program includes a full

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Forests Ontario and Highway of Heroes to Honour Canadian Soldiers

November 13, 2019

TORONTO, ON – The Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign and Forests Ontario have joined forces to advance tree planting efforts, which pay tribute to the soldiers of the Canadian armed forces, past and present, through the planting of 1.8 million trees. Through the campaign, tree planting subsidies covering up to

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