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February 21, 2019 – A new poll commissioned by Northern Pulp and its parent company, Paper Excellence Canada, indicates there is some public support for its proposed effluent treatment facility, which has been the centre of controversy in Nova Scotia over the past few months.
February 21, 2019 – The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is accepting nominations from its member companies for its Awards of Excellence program.
February 19, 2019 – International Paper Company has elected Anders Gustafsson to its board of directors, effective March 1, 2019.
February 14, 2019 – Kadant Inc. has announced several new leadership appointments upcoming in 2019 as part of a succession plan to transition the duties of its retiring president.  
February 14, 2019 – Resolute Forest Products and the town of Fort Frances, Ontario are at odds over the pending sale of the town’s idle mill.
February 13, 2019 – The Ontario government is considering making large industrial companies pay for units of greenhouse gas pollution if they use more than the emission standards that will be set by the province. 
February 13, 2019 – A fire and explosion at a wood pellet plant west of Edmonton that sent three people to hospital Monday, including one with serious injuries, also had a fire at its facility in January 2019.
February 11, 2019 – Paper Excellence has received clearance from the Canadian Competition Bureau for its previously announced agreement to acquire Catalyst Paper.
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.

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