December 14, 2018 – Kruger Products, the consumer division of tissue manufacturer Kruger Inc., has been named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2019 by Mediacorp Canada in its annual roundup.
November 29, 2018 – The Canadian government has announced a $467,000 investment in the Canadian Institute of Forestry to fund a three-year project aimed at increasing women's economic security in the forestry industry.
November 29, 2018 – Irving Forest Services, a division of J.D. Irving Ltd., has seen success with virtual training through the Northern Lakes College (NLC) and Plant Engineering & Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) program, which was designed for maintenance personnel and supervisors to learn effective management of physical assets.
November 8, 2018 – The Ontario government is investing $13.2 million into its pre-apprenticeship training program for future skilled trades workers.
October 11, 2018 – Members of Unifor, the union representing workers at the three B.C. paper mills involved in the recent sale of Catalyst Paper to Paper Excellence, have released a statement regarding the acquisition.
September 21, 2018 - Amcor, provider of flexible packaging solutions, has announced plans to invest more than US$25 million to upgrade its facilities in Madison, Wisconsin over the next year to increase capacity, improve quality and reduce waste while updating technology.
July 31, 2018 - The British Columbia government has taken action to protect the pension benefits and jobs of almost 1,000 retirees and 1,500 workers of Catalyst Paper.
May 1, 2018 - On behalf of the provincial government, British Columbia Minister of Labour Harry Bains issued the following statement today, recognizing May 1, 2018, as International Workers’ Day:
Apr. 16, 2018 - Project Learning Tree (PLT) Canada says it will be placing 1,000 youth in green jobs using the Sustainable Forestry Initiative’s (SFI) network of program participants, conservation leaders, Indigenous partners and community groups.
Jan. 30, 2018 - J.D. Irving says it will need to hire people to fill 1,510 new jobs in Canada and 190 in the United States over the next three years, saying its hiring plans include finding people to help build ships in Atlantic Canada for the Canadian navy and to staff a $400-million tissue plant in Macon, Ga.
Jan. 16, 2018 - Vision 2020, developed by the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), expects to renew the workforce in the forest products industry with at least 60,000 new recruits. To help the pulp and paper industry address the challenges associated with the increased workforce, FPInnovations has developed different training programs with a focus on newly hired employees and those who need to update their skills.
Dec. 28, 2017 - Did you know that business success can often be predicted? The first indicator is employee engagement. To perform, people in your organization need to be engaged, focused, at their post, able to handle complexities, plan, make decisions, build relationships — and for that they need to be safe and healthy, both physically and mentally.
Nov. 30, 2017 - Catalyst Paper has implemented a new recruitment and onboarding system that will make it “faster and easier for prospective employees to access current and future career opportunities,” it says.
Nov. 23, 2017 - Isabelle Males of Temiskaming First Nation from New Liskeard, Ont., and Tristan Flood of Matachewan First Nation from North Bay, Ont., are this year’s recipients of the CCFM-FPAC Indigenous Youth Award.
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