Torstar Corporation, publisher of the Toronto Star newspaper and Harlequin books, has launched corporate environmental purchasing principles to encourage suppliers to eliminate the use of fiber from ancient and endangered forests, and empower...
Canada’s national standard for sustainably managed forests, and its companion standard for woodlots, was recently reaffirmed by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). There are over 40 million hectares independently certified to...
Paper manufacturer and distributor Domtar has signed an agreement to acquire Xerox's paper and print media products business in the United States and Canada.
Greenpeace is making peace with Resolute Forest Products, and withdrawing allegations the activist group made last December with regard to Resolute Forest Products and the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement.
The World Bioenergy Association released a fact sheet about the carbon neutrality of sustainable biomass from forests during the COP18 UN Climate Change Conference.
Tembec has received group certification of two forest management units, covering approximately 1.4 million hectares near Senneterre, Que., from the Forest Stewardship Council® under the National Boreal Standard.
Resolute Forest Products has certified an additional 3.5 million hectares (8.6 million acres) of Company-managed forestlands in Quebec to Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) standards. These new certifications raise the total area of Resolute...
The price of forest carbon credits doubled in 2011, leading to a record market value of $237 million, according to Leveraging the Landscape: State of the Forest Carbon Markets 2012.
The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) has launched a public consultation for its project on the Modernization of the Forestry Workers Lien for Wages Act. The public consultation is the first stage of a project that will develop recommendations...
Nova Scotia Power recently released a formal request for expressions of interest in supplying biomass and related services for its biomass-powered generating plant currently under construction at Port Hawkesbury.
Resolute Forest Products recently certified 3.2 million hectares (7.9 million acres) of forestlands in the Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec to the FSC Boreal Standard. This certification raises the total area of Resolute-managed FSC-certified...
Domtar Corporation has expanded its award-winning site, The Paper Trail, with more products and an additional mill, among other updates, to help customers learn even more about the environmental and social impacts of Domtar paper.
After three months of legal and boardroom wrangling, Mercer International has withdrawn its friendly offer for pulp producer Fibrek. Mercer’s offer expired April 27. It had been conditional 50.1% of the Fibrek shares being tendered, a...
Resolute Forest Products, formerly doing business as AbitibiBowater, began the rollout of its new company name and identity on Nov. 7. When communicating in French, the company is using the name Produits forestiers Résolu.
West Fraser announces temporary curtailment at B.C. sawmillsMay 17, 2019 – West Fraser has announced temporary production…
PaperWeek Canada opens call for papers for 2020 conferenceMay 17, 2019 – PaperWeek Canada, the Pulp & Paper…
Canada invests over $2.1M in Indigenous forestry projects in AlbertaMay 21, 2019 – The Canadian government has announced investments…
Tariffs lifted on steel, aluminumMay 21, 2019 – The United States government removed its…
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