February 12, 2019 – After completing its review of B.C.’s forest inventory program, a blue ribbon panel has come out with recommendations to improve the program.
February 11, 2019 – The Forest Enhancement Society of British Columbia, a partner in the B.C. Ministry of Forests’ Forest Carbon Initiative, has expedited the approval of $10 million in funding for projects that will redirect more wood waste to mills, create more jobs and reduce carbon emissions.
February 5, 2019 – Pöyry and Simosol have partnered to further develop Pöyry's "Smart Forestry" solutions designed to generate value throughout the forestry supply chain.
February 4, 2019 – The government of Newfoundland and Labrador, in partnership with the Newfoundland and Labrador Forest Industry Association and forestry stakeholders, has launched the Forestry Sector Work Plan.
January 22, 2019 – At the annual Truck Loggers Association (TLA) convention on Jan. 17, B.C. Premier John Horgan announced several policy changes to revitalize the province’s coastal forest sector.
Jan. 14, 2019 – Thirteen First Nations and their related business organizations have formed the new Saskatchewan First Nations Forestry Alliance, which will determine how business-related opportunities will be handled on First Nations' ancestral lands. Much of Saskatchewan's forested area is part of these lands.
January 3, 2019 – With falling demand in the U.S., increasingly intense and frequent forest fires, and spreading insect infestations, the future of Canadian forestry is uncertain, reports The Canadian Press.
December 21, 2018 – Paper, packaging and biomaterials provider Stora Enso has partnered with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) to increase FSC certification, especially among small- and medium-sized private forest owners in the Nordics, Baltics and across Europe.
December 20, 2018 – The Canadian government is investing $295,000 in two Indigenous forest sector projects in New Brunswick.
December 11, 2018 – As the executive director of the Paper & Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council for the past 28 years, John Mullinder has heard his share of (mis)information about forestry and paper practices in Canada – namely, that the clear cutting used in the industry is the cause of widespread deforestation.
December 3, 2018 – UPM, the renewable resource solutions company, has published a new biodiversity commitment for its forests as one of its responsibility targets for 2030.
November 26, 2018 – FPInnovations, the non-profit research centre for the pulp, paper and forestry industry, says it supports the federal government's fall economic statement tabled last week by Bill Morneau, minister of finance.
November 22, 2018 – The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) says it supports the federal government's recently announced $100 million investment into the forestry sector, after presenting the House of Commons with a proposed framework for supporting competitiveness earlier this summer.
November 22, 2018 – Kevin Edgson, president and CEO of Quebec-based timber company EACOM, has joined the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) board of directors alongside three other new appointments.
November 13, 2018 – The government of Canada has invested $15 million to help build the first fully integrated industrial wood pellet and sawmill complex in Canada.
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March 24-26, 2019
IMPS 2019: 28th International Munich Paper Symposium
March 27-29, 2019
BLRBAC 2019 Spring Meeting
April 8-10, 2019
International Pulp Week
May 5-7, 2019
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PACWEST Conference 2019
June 5-8, 2019