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April 8, 2011

Struggling Northern forest communities need voice on tenure

April 8 /CNW/ - "By shutting out the North, the Ontario government has just put another nail in the coffin of our province's once-thriving forest sector," says the leader of Ontario's largest forestry union.

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April 4th, 2011

Explosion at Pinnacle Pellet in Armstrong, B.C.

An explosion occurred at Pinnacle Pellet in Armstrong, British Columbia on Saturday night.

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March 23, 2011

Sustainable forestry the focus of keynote address

EXETER – Terry Schwan does not expect forest cover in the Ausable Bayfield watershed to increase from 13 per cent to the 30 per cent recommended by Environment Canada.

“There's too much good farm land,” he said in a speech near Exeter March 17. "They're not going to take that away, but there's a lot of other things that can happen."

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April 1st, 2011

The University of Toronto may lose its Faculty of Forestry

The Faculty of Forestry at the University of Toronto has a bleak future due to low enrollment.

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March 28th, 2011

Wood First initatives – spreading from B.C. across the country

The Wood First initiative started in British Columbia. Their provincial government passed the Wood First Act in 2009 that requires wood to be considered as the primary building material in all new publicly-funded buildings, such as schools, libraries or sports complexes.

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March 22nd, 2011

Log shortage halts work for many in British Columbia

Arnold Bercov, president of the Pulp, Paper and Woodworkers of Canada Local 8, is very concerned that shipping raw logs out of British Columbia is coming at a cost to many local mills.

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Mar 19, 2011

Biomass rising, NDP dropping: Is there a connection?

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Mar 14, 2011

Harper Government Invests in Canada's Forest Sector - Catalyst's Powell River Mill

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March 9, 2011

Sustainable forest management growing in South America

CORNER BROOK — The essential elements of sustainable forest management in Newfoundland and Labrador are being learned and implemented in some South American countries.

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March 9th, 2011

Pacheedaht First Nation to receive forest revenue returns

Pacheedaht First Nation is the 14th First Nation to sign a new type of agreement that sees a percentage of forestry revenue returned directly to the community, announced Forests, Mines and Lands Minister Pat Bell today.


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