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Catalyst Paper looking for ways to make Powell River profitable

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-19
Community stakeholders and employees of Catalyst Paper’s Powell River mill are being told there is a three-year window to bring the mill back to profitability. Most recently, Eldon Haggarty, president of Local 1, Communications Energy and...

Domtar and Unifor reach agreement for Kamloops mill

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-04
An agreement between Unifor Local 10B and Domtar sets the stage for a new working relationship and an expanded commitment to apprenticeship training in Kamloops, B.C.

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.

Cascades opens the doors to its Kingsey Falls units

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-20
On the occasion of Cascades' 50th anniversary, all of the company’s Kingsey Falls units will open their doors to the general public for a special open house event on August 23 and 24. The public is invited to come and discover what goes...

Resolute Forest Products fined for worker injury

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-05
Resolute Forest Products Canada has been fined $55,000 after a worker was injured at the company’s Fort Frances paper mill.

Cascades to close kraft paper operations in East Angus

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-23
Cascades is withdrawing from the kraft paper sector and closing its kraft paper manufacturing activities at the East Angus, Que., plant because of unfavourable market conditions and the failure of discussions with a potetial buyer. Close to 175...

Fraser Papers pensioners could see boost in benefits

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-23
The pension benefits of Fraser Papers’ retirees will be the subject of a special session of the New Brunswick legislature on July 29. The legislature is being recalled for a one-day session to amend the Pension Benefits Act, which,...

PacWest speakers have ideas for workforce renewal

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-08
What is colloquially known as the skills gap, referring to the dearth of skilled trades workers, is also a knowledge gap and an experience gap for pulp and paper companies. The large number of retiring workers means that, for all positions...

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