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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.

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.