March 21, 2019 – Resolute has rejected the offer by Repap Resources Group (under the name Rainy River Packaging) to purchase an idled pulp mill in Fort Frances, Ontario.
March 20, 2019 – A class action against Corner Brook Pulp and Paper will proceed, the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal has ruled, after overturning a decision that would have allowed the lawsuit to go to arbitration first.
March 20, 2019 – The federal government announced more than $250 million in funding to boost skills development and innovation in the forest products sector in its budget this week.
March 18, 2019 – Paper Excellence Canada has completed its acquisition of Catalyst Paper Corporation in British Columbia.
March 18, 2019 – Repap Resources Group, a private investment company, has submitted a bid to purchase Resolute Forest Products’ idled pulp mill in Fort Frances, Ontario.
March 14, 2019 – Jean Jobin is stepping down from his role as president and chief operating officer of Cascades Tissue Group and will be replaced by longtime Cascades exec Jean-David Tardif.
March 12, 2019 – A fire that occurred Monday at Catalyst Paper in Port Alberni, British Columbia has been extinguished and no injuries have been reported.
March 11, 2019 – Peter deMarsh, an advocate of the Canadian forest sector and woodlot owners, was reportedly among the victims of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa on Sunday, according to the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC).
March 11, 2019 – Kimberly-Clark Corporation has announced two new nominations for election to its board of directors.
March 8, 2019 – Kruger Products, manufacturer of consumer and away-from-home tissue products, has been named to the 2019 list of Canada's Best Managed Companies by consulting firm Deloitte.
March 6, 2019 – Representatives at the Northern Pulp mill have reiterated that without an extension on the January 2020 deadline for its wastewater treatment plan, it will be forced to close its mill in Abercrombie, Nova Scotia, saying there is “no plan B.”
March 5, 2019 – Fisher International, a business intelligence firm for the pulp and paper industry, has promoted Matt Elhardt to senior vice-president, business development North America and corporate strategy.
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