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Canada Supports Indigenous-led Economic Development in Northern Quebec

September 15, 2020

ABITIBI-TÉMISCAMINGUE, QC, CNW — Canada’s forest sector continues to be an important source of employment across the country, including in rural, remote, and Indigenous communities. That is why the Government of Canada is investing in projects to equip Indigenous communities with tools to build greener businesses and promote further economic

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Health Preparedness and Rebuilding the Economy Top Priorities in Ontario’s Fall Legislative Agenda

September 15, 2020

TORONTO — The Ontario government returned to the legislature, ready to continue implementing its made-in-Ontario plan for growth, renewal, and long-term recovery. The government’s fall legislative agenda will build on the work undertaken over the summer, focusing on job creation, skills training, attracting investment, strengthening communities, and fortifying the front

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Why firefighting alone won’t stop western mega-fires

September 14, 2020

By Lauren Sommer OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING — It’s become a near-annual occurrence. A massive wildfire forces thousands of people to flee their homes. Exhausted firefighters warn of its speed and intensity. Smoke smothers cities and states hundreds of miles away. The yearly eruption of hundreds of wildfires across the West is

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U.S. wildfires should serve as warning for B.C., says UBC forest scientist

September 14, 2020

VANCOUVER SUN — As smoke from the U.S. wildfires blanketed the Metro Vancouver skyline in an orange haze over the weekend like something out of a science fiction film, a UBC scientist warned B.C. needs to be better prepared for what lies ahead. Lori Daniels, forest and conservation sciences professor

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OSB Surges

September 14, 2020

BY DAVID KOENIG  BUILDING-PRODUCTS.COM –After bracing for the worst when the pandemic hit, the OSB industry has come roaring back to life during the summer, as supply heats up, producers scramble to restart idled operations, and prices experience record week-to-week jumps. After bracing for the worst when the pandemic hit, the OSB

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When will the U.S. economy get back on track following coronavirus shock?

September 14, 2020

Watch for these five signs: BANKRATE.COM — Not all recessions are created equally. Neither are the recoveries — and the biggest financial fear is that the current economic slump will persist years after the coronavirus is contained. Economists often say recessions take on shapes. A “W”-shaped recession is a double-dipping

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Stora Enso invests in new CLT production line

September 11, 2020

Stora Enso has decided to invest approximately Euro 79 million in a new production line for cross-laminated timber (CLT) at its Ždírec sawmill in the Czech Republic. Production is scheduled to begin during the 3Q 2022. The estimated annual production capacity will be approximately 120,000 m3 after ramp-up. The investment

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