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Ontario begins development of Hydrogen strategy

November 19, 2020

  TORONTO — The Ontario government is releasing a discussion paper for public consultation that will inform the creation of the province’s first hydrogen strategy. The paper sets out a vision for a new hydrogen economy in the province – one that will attract investment, and lead to more job

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West Fraser to Acquire Norbord

November 19, 2020

VANCOUVER, BC and TORONTO, ON –– West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (“West Fraser”) (TSX: WFT) and Norbord Inc. (“Norbord”) (TSX and NYSE: OSB) today announced that they have entered into a strategic business combination pursuant to which West Fraser, a leading North American diversified wood products company will acquire all

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CMHC says annual pace of housing starts climbed higher in October

November 18, 2020

THE CANADIAN PRESS — The annual pace of housing starts increased three percent in October compared with September, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said on Tuesday, although the increase was less than some economists predicted. The seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing starts rose to 214,875 units last month compared

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BC First Nations Forestry Council Submits Forest Policy Recommendations

November 18, 2020

BC First Nations Forestry Council Vancouver, BC – The BC First Nations Forestry Council (the ‘Forestry Council’) has released its submission to the province laying out 20 recommendations from First Nations to inform proposed changes to the Forest & Range Practices Act (FRPA), Land Use Planning, and the development of a new strategy

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Canfor signs agreement with Peak Renewables to sell Fort Nelson tenure

November 18, 2020

Vancouver, BC, Canada – Canfor announced today it has reached multi-year $30-million agreements with Peak Renewables involving the sale of the Company’s forest tenure in the Fort Nelson region of British Columbia. The transactions are subject to customary closing conditions, including approval from the BC Minister of Forests. Closing is

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Ontario to Centralize Government Procurement

November 18, 2020

TORONTO — The Ontario government announced the establishment of Supply Ontario, a new centralized procurement agency that will enable a whole-of-government approach to purchasing goods and services, saving taxpayers money. Supply Ontario will ensure that schools, hospitals, and the entire public sector always have the critical supplies and equipment they

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NHLA Announces Format Change to the Inspector Training School

November 18, 2020

   Extended class hours, more hands-on training and a reduced time commitment   The tuition for the 8-week class is $2625.00   The National Hardwood Lumber Association has announced a format change for the NHLA Inspector Training School. The traditional 12-week program will now be offered as a NEW, 8-week course,

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