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Canada, BC launch development of a new Nature Agreement

February 26, 2021

VICTORIA, BC, CNW – Canada, and British Columbia have a long history of shared conservation goals and taking leadership together on climate change, environmental protection, and conservation. Now the two governments are enhancing this shared commitment by launching the development of a new bilateral Nature Agreement to strengthen conservation province-wide.

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Canfor reports 2020 and fourth-quarter results

February 25, 2021

2020 was an exceptional yet volatile year for Canfor. The unprecedented challenges stemming from the coronavirus outbreak (“COVID-19”) weighed heavily on results in the first half of 2020. However, through the second half of 2020, there were several positive developments, including an unexpected increase in demand and record global pricing.

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US Forest Industry, Manufacturing off to Strong Start in 2021

February 24, 2021

FOREST2MARKET — US forest industry performance in December and January was recently reported by both the US government and the Institute for Supply Management. Total industrial production (IP) advanced 1.6 percent in December, with gains of 1.0 percent for manufacturing, 1.6 percent for mining, and 6.2 percent for utilities. For

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New Home Sales Edge Higher in January

February 24, 2021

NAHB — After a slight slowing of sales at the end of 2020, new single-family home sales edged higher in January, increasing 4.3% to a 923,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate, according to estimates from the Census Bureau and HUD. Sales exceeded construction starts by a historic margin at the end of the

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Lumber prices hit record high; White House intervention urged

February 24, 2021

WOODWORKING NETWORK.COM — Lumber prices have hit $1,000 per thousand board feet, an all-time high, according to data from Random Lengths. That’s double the price from three months ago. “Price increases—some to record-setting levels—and long delivery delays are causing hardships for construction firms that are also experiencing challenges in completing

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Trudeau, Biden to present roadmap for rebuilding Canada-U.S. relations

February 23, 2021

CBC NEWS — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Joe Biden will release a roadmap for renewing the Canada-U.S. relationship tomorrow that will serve as a blueprint for joint priorities such as tackling climate change, confronting the COVID-19 pandemic, and restarting the North American economy, said senior officials from

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Kalesnikoff named BC’s lead exporter of manufactured products

February 23, 2021

  By Dauna Ditson, Communications and Marketing Advisor Kalesnikoff Mass Timber Kalesnikoff is honoured to have been named the province’s lead exporter of manufactured products in the BC Export Awards, hosted by Business in Vancouver. “Value-added manufacturing is a vital aspect of our industry, supplying jobs and stimulus to our economy,”

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