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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.

TAPPI seeking nominations for young industry leaders

Source: Daily News | 2014-10-06
TAPPI is requesting nominations for the Young Professionals Division’s Top 20 Under 30 Award. The contest is intended to recognize individuals under the age of 30 who stand out as emerging leaders in the global pulp, paper, packaging and...

Forest industry offers award for Aboriginal youth

Source: Daily News | 2014-09-29
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is opening up nominations for its annual Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth, as part of its continuing effort to encourage more Aboriginal workers to consider a career in the forest sector.

Deadline approaches for PaperWeek Canada abstracts

Source: Daily News | 2014-09-26
The Sept. 29 deadline for submitting abstracts to present at PaperWeek Canada, the major Canadian gathering for the advancement of the pulp and paper industry, is only days away.

Tsilhqot'in land claim decision could affect forest products companies

Source: Daily News | 2014-09-10
A recent Supreme Court decision on the land claim of the Tsilhqot'in Nation changes the landscape and forest products companies may get caught up in the turmoil, warns Aboriginal legal expert James O’Reilly.

Forest Biorefinery Summit calls for submissions

Source: Daily News | 2014-09-02
The Forest Biorefinery Summit is accepting submissions for oral and poster presentations. This international gathering attracts key players from the forest, bioeconomy and chemical sectors , as well as representatives from governments, academia...

Reminder: IFIT funding deadline approaches

Source: Daily News | 2014-09-02
Natural Resources Canada announced in February 2014 that the Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) Program was renewed, with an additional $90.4 million. The program is intended help bring the next wave of innovation to market...

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