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December 30, 2010

Canadian Forest Industry Prepares For New Opportunities; Celebrates International Year of Forests


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December 27th, 2010

New Brunswick’s plan to strengthen & renew their forest industry

The provincial government of New Brunswick will be taking a series of actions to strengthen and renew the province’s forest industry.

An action plan has been drafted based on recommendations from a stakeholder summit held in November.

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December 29, 2010

Wood prices in Canadian East much higher than in the West

Over the past 20 years, pulp mills in Eastern Canada have consistently had higher wood fiber costs than the mills in the Western provinces with the exception of a short period in 1995, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review.

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Dec 23, 2010

Government of Canada Invests in Alberta’s Forest Industry

GRANDE PRAIRIE, ALBERTA,CANADA, Dec 23, 2010 — The Government of Canada has announced an investment in Weyerhaeuser Company Limited to help it become more productive, competitive and sustainable. The Honourable Rob Merrifield, Minister of State for Transport, and Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Peace River, announced today that Weyerhaeuser’s Grande Prairie mill will receive over $32 million from the federal Pulp and Paper Green Transformation Program.

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December 22nd, 2010

Frustration with Ontario’s wood supply competition

When the province of Ontario announced a plan in November 2009 to free up 11 million cubic metres of unused wood fibre in the province through a wood supply competition, over 100 value-added wood projects submitted an application.

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December 19, 2010

Certification fails to protect B.C. forests

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December 19th, 2010

Explosion at Pacific BioEnergy’s pellet plant in Prince George, B.C.

On Friday night an explosion blasted the Pacific BioEnergy wood pellet plant in Prince George, British Columbia.

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December 9th, 2010

British Columbia releases third State of the Forests Report

The most intensive and thorough report ever produced on the state of British Columbia‘s forests suggests sound laws and policies, including public reporting by an independent Forest Practices Board, are supporting sustainable forest management in British Columbia, Forests, Mi

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December 8, 2010

Cuts to forest service are too deep

There are many things that distinguish "supernatural" British Columbia from other jurisdictions. But one of the most enduring of them is its abundance of publicly owned lands.

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December 8th, 2010

Creation of the Northern Bioenergy Partnership

The Northern Bioenergy Partnership has been created by the B.C. Bioenergy Network, Omineca Beetle Action Coalition, and local bioenergy companies.


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