September 18, 2018 – The Montreal Economic Institute (MEI), an independent public policy think tank, has released a report stating that forest harvesting is not synonymous with deforestation and doesn’t threaten the sustainability of our forests – and, in fact, Canadian forests are under-harvested.
September 13, 2018 - The federal government has announced funding to support Indigenous jobs in Canada's forestry industry.
September 11, 2018 - The Canadian government has backed a funding initiative that will help Mi'kmaq communities apply traditional knowledge to a forest management plan.
September 10, 2018 - People in the Cowichan Lake communities and Pacheedaht First Nation will benefit from a unique community forest agreement for the Qala:yit [Kwah-LIE-it] Community Forest, reached in partnership with the provincial government.
August 23, 2018 - Western Forest Products and Huu-ay-aht First Nations, an indigenous community located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, have announced that they are working together to explore potential alternative ownership structures in Huu-ay-aht’s traditional territories in accordance with the Reconciliation Protocol Agreement.
August 20, 2018 - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has released a statement in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's comments last week that partly blamed Canadian lumber imports for the forest fires currently raging in California.
May 25, 2018 – Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its landmark Forest Conservation Policy (FCP)sustainability commitment.
May 25, 2018 – Rural communities in British Columbia are being allowed to increase the size of their community forests through provincial changes that give rural communities additional economic and land management opportunities.
May 10, 2018 – Manitoba's Pineland Forest Nursery is no longer viable as a provincially operated entity and will shut down operations on Dec. 31.
May 10, 2018 – A new forestry agreement has been signed in British Columbia between the province and Stellat'en First Nation that gives the latter an enhanced voice in local forest stewardship and greater opportunity for economic development.
Mar. 20, 2018 - Huu-ay-aht First Nations and Western Forest Products Inc. today announced the signing of a Reconciliation Protocol Agreement, which symbolizes the continued progress on the shared path to reconciliation and a joint vision for a “safe, competitive and forward-looking forest sector” in the Alberni Valley, they say.
Mar. 16, 2018 - Norbord Inc. says a shortage of wood will cause it to temporarily suspend production at its oriented strand board (OSB) mill in 100 Mile House, B.C. The company expects the suspension to commence on or about May 14, 2018 and to continue for approximately one month.
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