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Canadian government enters the war of words with Greenpeace

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-04
The federal government is picking sides, supporting Canada’s forest industry in the face of a campaign by Greenpeace to discredit certain companies and practices. Minister Denis Lebel announced on July 31 that the government of Canada...

Quebec forms group to examine fibre costs

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-29
The Quebec government has formed a working group to examine fibre supply costs and the competitiveness of the province’s forest industry. Made up of representatives from the ministries of finance, the economy and forests, the...

FPInnovations to support Aboriginal participation in forest sector

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-22
Western Economic Diversification Canada has announced an investment of $1.8 million to support FPInnovations in delivering the Aboriginal Forest Sector Technical Support Program in British Columbia and Alberta.

Resolute gathers young employees for leadership training

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-14
The next generation of leaders for Resolute Forest Products met in Montréal recently for a two-day leadership training and networking event. Resolute headquarters experienced a brief influx of new faces, as 22 young employees gathered...

Québec government settles forest management dispute with Cree

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-14
Québec Premier Philippe Couillard welcomed Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) Matthew Coon Come at a ceremony on July 13 at which a new partnership and collaboration agreement was signed. The Grand Council of...

Cost increases forecast to exceed revenue growth for wood products

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-14
Canada's wood products industry is benefiting from the ongoing recovery in the U.S. housing and a weaker Canadian dollar, according to The Conference Board of Canada's latest outlook for Canada's wood products industry.

FPAC's David Lindsay addresses forest ministers

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-10
Speaking to the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers meeting on July 10, FPAC president and CEO David Lindsay discussed the journey of transformation that Canada’s forest products industry has undertaken. On behalf of the Forest Products...

Industry leaders make commitment to pursue innovation

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-10
A high-level meeting of industry, government and research organizations has led to a declaration of intent to continue commercialization of new products and technologies in the forest sector.

Transformation of sector to be discussed at Forest Innovation Summit

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-07
A National Forest Innovation Summit is taking place in Kenora, Ont., on July 8-9. The event will bring together provincial and territorial forest ministers, industry leaders, academic and research institutions and Aboriginal community leaders...

J.D. Irving, Canadian Forest Service develop advanced seedlings

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-01
J.D. Irving Limited’s partnership with Natural Resources Canada's Canadian Forest Service has led to the commercial development of advanced tree breeding, field testing and seedling production techniques.

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