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Ontario sending additional support to Australia

January 17, 2020

TORONTO – Ontario is sending another seven fire management personnel to provide fire management support and expertise to Australia, which is currently facing a devastating fire season. An additional two staff will be deployed Friday, January 17, bringing the total number of Ontario personnel committed to Australia over several deployments

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Canadian firefighters expect to use tailored tactics to battle blazes in Australia

January 16, 2020

THE CANADIAN PRESS IN THE GLOBE & MAIL — As Canadian firefighters boarded flights Wednesday to battle blazes in Australia, they said they will likely have to employ some different tactics than they do to fight local fires. In Halifax, the first three of 69 Canadian firefighters heading to the

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Boise Cascade announces CEO transition

January 16, 2020

GLOBE NEWSWIRE — Boise Cascade Company has announced that Nate Jorgensen will become its new chief executive officer effective March 6, 2020.  Jorgensen will replace Tom Corrick, who will be retiring from his roles as CEO and director after nearly 37 years with Boise Cascade. Jorgensen will also replace Corrick’s

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FPInnovations’ cellulose filament technology will be produced by Resolute 

January 16, 2020

CISION NEWS WIRE — FPInnovations has announced that its cellulose filament production technology will once again be brought to a commercial scale following Resolute Forest Products’ announcement of a $27.7 million investment in its Kénogami plant in Quebec. This confirms FPInnovations’ ability to provide tangible support to companies that innovate

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Nextfor Forest Innovation Workshop in 2020

January 15, 2020

CRIBE — We invite you to join us in continuing these discussions at our next Forest Innovation Workshop taking place February 27th, 2020 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel downtown Toronto. Space is limited so please RSVP as soon as possible by emailing [email protected]  If you have not already done so, we

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Caribou Forum

January 15, 2020

FSC — Join us on March 11th, 2020 to learn and share the current caribou status and approaches to meet requirements set out in FSC’s National Forest Management Standard for caribou conservation, management and recovery.  Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Time: 09:00-17:00 Location: Toronto, ON, details to come   Register

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Labour dispute reaching seven months

January 15, 2020

MYCOWICHANVALLEYNOW.COM — The United Steelworkers opted to take strike action last summer and the USW and Western Forest Products are still at odds over concessions. According to a report in mycowichanvalleynow.com, very little progress has been made between the two sides and United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 President Brian Butler said

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