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Greenpeace jeopardizing local, green jobs: OFIA

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-10
The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) has voiced concerns about anti-SLAPP legislation that was recently re-introduced to the Ontario legislature. The industry organization says by supporting this legislation, Premier Wynne...

FSC will change processes following Resolute dispute

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-10
Following legal action by Resolute Forest Products against Rainforest Alliance to prevent an audit report of Resolute’s activities from being published, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to amend its processes so that...

Management changes at CRIBE

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-03
CRIBE, Northern Ontario’s funding agency for bio-economy research, has made changes to its leadership structure. 

Women for Nature initiative reaches milestone

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-26
A reception to honour and recognize the founding members of Nature Canada's Women for Nature initiative was held on November 24 in the Toronto law offices of Miller Thomson.

Unifor wants government to save Fort Frances sale

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-19
Unifor is calling on the provincial government to step in and create conditions favorable to the sale of the shuttered pulp and paper mill in Fort Frances, Ont. In the short-term, the union is requesting that the government must commit to heat...

BC Aboriginal business wins forest industry award

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-18
Stuwix Resources Joint Venture from the interior of British Columbia has won the FPAC-CCAB  Aboriginal Business Leadership Award presented by the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal...

Forest Stewardship Council recognizes Domtar as conservation champion

Source: Daily News | 2014-10-28
The Forest Stewardship Council has recognized Domtar Corporation for its longtime leadership in sustainability by presenting the company the first-ever FSC® Leadership Award for the paper sector. The award celebrates Domtar's innovative...

UBC researcher using DNA biosurveillance for forest pests

Source: Daily News | 2014-10-22
A new $2.43 million research project, funded in part by Genome BC, has been approved to develop state-of-the-art DNA biosurveillance detection tools for operational deployment. Preventing the introduction and establishment of Invasive Alien...

Global biotechnology event returns to Montreal next year

Source: Daily News | 2014-10-21
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) issued a call to leaders from the biotechnology, chemical and agricultural industries to submit proposals and individual papers for the 2015 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. The...

Ontario students learn about forest management

Source: Daily News | 2014-10-08
Forty students and their teachers from eight southern Ontario high schools will take part in a three-day field course focused on sustainable forest management in Algonquin Park.