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Minerva Intelligence launches comprehensive wildfire risk map for Canada

Minerva Intelligence Inc.'s climate85 wildfire risk score dataset delivers both yearly and 30-year aggregate probabilities of wildfire ignition and spreading for any location in Canada.

Nova Scotia gives additional $5.7M for Fiona cleanup in forestry sector

The province announced more funding on March 9 to help private woodlot owners clean up the mess left behind by last fall's post-tropical storm.

Maritime College of Forest Technology appoints first female board chair

Heather Boyd is the first woman to hold this position in the school’s 77 years of operation.

Ontario rejects license bid for IWI's Bonfield sawmill

Ontario's forests ministry says it is not proceeding with issuing a forest resource processing facility licence to Bonfield Forest Products.

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Softwood lumber update: Q1 2023

Ongoing harsh winter weather at the start of the year has put a dampening effect on construction activity across the continent, thus on lumber sales. Prices of lumber have responded accordingly, writes Keta Kosman with Madison's Lumber Reporter. » Read More...

Federal budget recognizes Canadian forestry leadership: FPAC

"...the Finance Minister sent a clear message to Canadian forestry workers – that they are among the best in the world at what they do and are essential players in the lower carbon economy of tomorrow," said Derek Nighbor, CEO of Forest Products Association of Canada. » Read More...

CICE releases B.C.’s first carbon management blueprint

Study reveals the potential impact and readiness of British Columbia's carbon management solutions to achieve 2050 net-zero objectives. » Read More...

Mission Municipal Forest community celebration draws hundreds

A tree planting event in Stave Falls, B.C., in honour of the 65 anniversary of Mission Municipal Forest drew crowds. » Read More...

Business Finland funding boosts product development of Ponsse and Epec

Business Finland has granted EUR 10 million in funding to Ponsse’s FORWARD’27 programme in its challenge competition for leading companies. » Read More...

Strengthening sawmill order files push lumber prices up: Madison’s

Into the end of March, markedly improved weather across the continent perked up demand for lumber, pushing out sawmill order files to almost a month. » Read More...


Spotlight: Sylvie Briere

In Sylvie Briere’s 25-year career in the industry, there has never been a dull moment. Passionate about innovating and improving processes at Rolland, Briere also takes pleasure in passing on the knowledge she has acquired over the years. » Read More...


Montreal Wood Convention

April 18-20, 2023 | Montreal, Quebec »

OFIA’s 80th Annual Convention

May 03, 2023 | Toronto, Ontario »