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February 3, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: B.C. and Western Boreal will feel most dramatic climate change effects
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Fatality at Catalyst Paper Crofton

Catalyst Paper’s Crofton mill was shut down temporarily last week after a man in his 60s was killed when the tractor he was driving rolled over. >> Read full article

Parliamentary Secretary Rudd visits PaperWeek Canada

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources, Kim Rudd, met with forest sector stakeholders at PaperWeek Canada and highlighted the government’s support for Canada’s forest sector. >> Read full article

Domtar and West Fraser share bioproducts strategies at PaperWeek

An executive panel that kicked off PaperWeek Canada 2016 reaffirms that Canadian companies are having success in the bio-economy. >> Read full article

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B.C. and Western Boreal will feel most dramatic climate change effects

Climate change is happening quickly, but forests adapt slowly. That’s the root of the problem that will challenge Canada’s forest industry for the next hundred years. The effects of climate change will vary by region but temperature increases are forecast to be greatest in the high Arctic, and greater in the central portions of the country than along the east and west coasts. >> Learn More…

 
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PaperWeek: Celluforce’s NCC has a few promising applications

Celluforce is a few steps closer to bringing its nanocrystalline cellulose product to market, with one commercial application and a few more set for trials this year. >> Read full article

Kadant receives two North American orders

Kadant has received orders totaling US$7 million – for a recycled fiber processing system for the production of linerboard and chemical pulping equipment – from two paper producers in North America. >> Read full article

Industry welcomes Great Bear Rainforest conservation agreement

The announcement of the Great Bear Rainforest Land Use Order is being touted by five B.C. forest product companies as a unique solution for a globally significant area. >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

International Pulp Week

May 1-4, 2016
Location: Vancouver, BC >> More Info

PwC’s Annual Global Forest & Paper Industry Conference

May 4, 2016
Location: Vancouver, BC >> More Info

PaperCon 2016

May 15-18, 2016
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio >> More Info

International Wood Biorefining Week

May 24-26, 2016
Location: Stockholm >> More Info