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Soft demand brings lower lumber prices: Madison's

Lumber prices dropped yet again at the end of March, as demand remained soft and customers skeptical.

Manitoba signs MOU with other Prairie provinces to support movement of products

Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta are working together to advance economic corridors and support the movement of products within Western Canada and to various markets.

Invasive species costs shouldered by municipal taxpayers: Ontario report

The Emerald Ash Borer has caused hundreds of millions of dollars in destruction to local tree populations and forests across the country.

CIF-IFC welcomes 2023 federal budget’s commitment to supporting Canadian forests

CIF-IFC is pleased the federal government has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting Canada’s forests in the 2023 budget.

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Labour woes continue, but solutions abound at CWF Spring Meeting

Atlantic Canada’s forest industry reconnects at the spring meeting to discuss labour market, fibre supply challenges and new technology. » Read More...

COFI 2023: Event preview

The annual BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) convention returns to Prince George, B.C. with the theme “Sustainability is Growing”. » Read More...

Partners mark milestone for first-ever hybrid timber floor system

Architectural firm Dialog, along with EllisDon’s Construction Sciences division, marked the successful post-tensioning of two of the first ever 40-foot full-scale hybrid timber panels. » Read More...

CollectiveCrunch launches near real-time forest monitoring tool

CollectiveCrunch is launching Linda Planet, a new trustworthy tool that enables forestry professionals to assess the health of forests by monitoring and tracking changes in both forest biodiversity and carbon storages in near real-time. » Read More...

One Tree Planted, Forests Ontario partner to plant 17.5M trees over 5 years

In an effort to give back to the environment, create a healthier climate, protect biodiversity, and help forest restoration efforts throughout Canada, One Tree Planted is partnering with Forests Ontario and its national division, Forest Recovery Canada, to plant 17.5 million trees over the next five years. » Read More...

Osoyoos wildfire recovery project receives provincial attention

A local wildfire recovery project is getting provincial attention for its innovative and collaborative approach. » Read More...


Spotlight: Renée McIvor

As a First Nations woman in the pulp and paper industry, Renée McIvor is proud of adding value through her important role in Paper Excellence’s Port Alberni. She hopes to see more young women inspired to find opportunities to learn and grow here. » Read More...


Montreal Wood Convention

April 18-20, 2023 | Montreal, Quebec »

OFIA’s 80th Annual Convention

May 03, 2023 | Toronto, Ontario »