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February 11, 2019 – Corner Brook Pulp & Paper and its unionized workers have reached a new collective agreement. 
February 7, 2019 – Northern Pulp has formally submitted its plan to replace its effluent drainage facility at Boat Harbour, Nova Scotia, to the province’s environment department.
February 6, 2019 – Fortress Xylitol Inc., the xylitol R&D arm of Fortress Global Enterprises, is receiving $10 million in funding from Natural Resources Canada to help build a xylitol and complementary bioproducts demonstration plant.
February 5, 2019 – The federal and Quebec governments have announced a combined $6.4-million investment to allow CelluForce Inc.'s cellulose nanocrystal facility to become the world's first full commercial demonstration-scale plant of its kind.
February 5, 2018 – PaperWeek Canada kicked off today, bringing together professionals in the pulp and paper and forestry industries for three days in Montreal.
February 4, 2019 – The federal government has delivered an update on the new pollution regulations it is developing for pulp and paper mills. 
February 4, 2019 – Hans Djurberg, sustainability director for Svenska Cellulosa AB, a Swedish timber, pulp and paper manufacturer, has been appointed the chairperson of the FSC International board of directors.
February 1, 2019 – A massive fire destroyed the historic Marcal Paper plant in New Jersey earlier this week, leaving 500 people without jobs. 
February 1, 2019 – Daishowa-Marubeni International (DMI)'s Peace River Pulp Division, which was part of a recent acquisition by Mercer International, has formally changed its name to Mercer Peace River Pulp Ltd.
February 1, 2019 – BASF and Solenis have completed the previously announced merger of BASF’s wet-end paper and water chemicals business with Solenis.
February 1, 2019 – Northern Pulp has submitted a request to the Nova Scotia government to extend the deadline to move its effluent drainage system, and indicated that it may not be able to continue to operate without extra time.
January 30, 2019 – Canfor Corporation has issued a temporarily curtailment of operations at three British Columbia mills, adding another 40 million board feet to its previously announced reductions.
January 29, 2019 – Resolute Forest Products has lost part of its recent lawsuit against a group of environmental organizations in California. 
January 29, 2019 – Northern Pulp has won a permanent injunction to stop fishermen in Nova Scotia from blocking its boats from completing survey work for its proposed effluent drainage pipeline in the Northumberland Strait. 
January 29, 2019 – With no trade agreement on softwood lumber in the immediate future, representatives of Resolute Forest Products have asked the government of Ontario for help.

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