Search Results For: Forestry/woodlands
Source: Daily News | 2013-12-03
The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) completed its final report in its review of the Forestry Workers Lien for Wages Act project and recommends repeal of the Act.
Source: Daily News | 2013-11-26
The Quebec government reiterated its support for the forest industry at an industry gathering Nov. 21, the Rendez-vous national de la forêt québécoise. Quebec premier Pauline Marois announced support programs valued at more...
Source: Daily News | 2013-11-20
The Quebec Forest Industry Council (QFIC) and the senior executives of six major forest companies are urging the provincial government to make a priority of the issues and challenges of competitiveness facing the industry in Quebec. The...
Source: Daily News | 2013-10-29
Two B.C. forest products companies have closed sawmills and swapped timber rights to address the effects of the mountain pine beetle infestation in the interior of B.C. West Fraser recently announced a comprehensive Mountain Pine Beetle Plan...
Source: Daily News | 2013-10-18
Chris Black, currently Tembec’s executive vice-president, paper and paper pulp group, will take on additional leadership responsibilities for Tembec forest products group, following the retirement of Dennis Rounsville, executive...
Source: Daily News | 2013-10-10
The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has launched its Bioenergy Systems for Viable Stationary Applications research program to help industry capitalize on market opportunities for the production of energy from biomass. NRC has...
Source: Daily News | 2013-09-24
The Canadian Institute of Forestry (CIF), Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), Canadian Forestry Association (CFA), TreeCanada and TDBank are joining forces to celebrate National Forest Week 2013 under the theme, the GreenestWorkforce.
Source: Daily News | 2013-09-17
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is accepting nominations for its annual Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth, as part of its effort to attract more Aboriginal workers to the forest sector.
Source: Daily News | 2013-09-03
A new online tool will help rural communities in British Columbia determine if debris left by local wildfire prevention work can provide a sustainable and economically beneficial source of fuel for clean energy production.
Source: Daily News | 2013-08-28
The Canadian paper packaging industry’s environmental council, PPEC, has launched a new website specifically focused on paper bags: www.paperbagscanada.org.