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February 4, 2019 – Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre are collaborating on pulp and paper safety by auditing each other’s production facilities.
February 1, 2019 – A worker was briefly trapped at the former Catalyst pulp and paper mill in Campbell River, B.C. last weekend after a floor collapsed and caused a gas leak. 
February 1, 2019 – The Ontario government has implemented an online training course program to certify workers who promote health and safety at businesses in the province.
December 18, 2018 – Human error and a manufacturing defect led to a fatal incident at Domtar's Kamloops pulp mill last summer, says a new report by WorkSafeBC, British Columbia's workers' compensation board. 
December 13, 2018 – Although combustible dust explosions have been documented in the pulp and paper industry, the frequency of incidents seems to be relatively low in comparison to other industries. However, this trend does not indicate that there is less of a need for protection against combustible dust hazards, but rather indicates the importance of knowing when to protect equipment against explosion hazards.
November 27, 2018 – SIM/Cognibox, a Quebec-based training services company, has released 19 new e-learning training modules in English, for a range of industries including pulp and paper, as part of its ongoing health and safety programming.
April 9, 2019 – J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has partnered with New Boots – Progressing Women in Trades and the New Brunswick government to provide career opportunities for 10 women interested in the Skilled Trades Exploration Program for Women (STEPW).
March 20, 2019 – The federal government released its annual budget yesterday, which includes a potential benefit to help workers train and upgrade their skills.
March 8, 2019 – It’s International Women’s Day, and for the final instalment in our weeklong series, we’re sharing the story of Honey Nampak, a process engineer at Harmac Pacific pulp mill.
March 8, 2019 – Irene Preto is an operations specialist at Mercer Celgar.
March 7, 2019 – Judy Vasily, a registered professional forester, is the senior manager of strategic planning and business development in the Residual Fibre Group at Canfor Pulp in Prince George, B.C.
March 7, 2019 – Pascale Lagacé is the vice-president, environment, energy and innovation at Resolute Forest Products.
April 11, 2019 – Cascades is installing 30 new 240-volt charging stations at its Ontario facilities to extend its transportation electrification program to all its employees in the province.
January 11, 2019 –Fabio Perini Brazil, a branch of Fabio Perini S.p.A., a global supplier of machinery and services for tissue converting and packaging, was ranked as one of the Great Place to Work winners for 2018.
November 20, 2018 – Dryden, Ontario's Domtar pulp mill and woodlands operations have reached a new four-year collective agreement with their union.
July 27, 2018 - A new three-year collective agreement has been reached between Unifor Local 1403 and Canadian Kraft Paper (CKP).
May 1, 2018 - Resolute Forest Products today announced the renewal of the collective agreements at eight of its pulp and paper operations in Canada.
Apr. 16, 2018 - Resolute Forest Products Inc. today announced that a tentative four-year agreement has been reached with Unifor, subject to ratification by their members.
April 1, 2019 – No matter where your mill is located in the world, it is essential to address the challenges of warmer temperatures to make sure the mill continues to run reliably and safely.
August 28, 2018 - Domtar is working on optimizing operations at its Plymouth mill, starting with increasing energy and resource efficiency. 
July 30, 2018 - Kruger Inc. has allocated $20 million to its LaSalle and Place Turcot facilities for modernization projects that are set to be completed later this year.
June 4, 2018 – Cascades, a leader in the recovery and manufacture of green packaging and tissue products, has received a Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) Leadership Award in the category of Integrated Energy Efficiency Strategy.
May 18, 2018 – A 26 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions has been achieved three years ahead of time by Smurfit Kappa, according to its newly published sustainable development report.
Apr. 11, 2018 - Taking collective action on climate change has never been as critical as it is today. From floods to severe storms, Ontarians are already experiencing the impact of climate change.

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