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Improved construction activity, continued wildfires raise lumber prices: Madison’s

In the week ending June 23, 2023, the price of Western S-P-F 2×4 #2&Btr KD (RL) was US$406 mfbm. This is up by $16, or four per cent, from the previous week when it was $390.

B.C., Nlaka’pamux Nation reach new agreement

New agreement aims to strengthen a collaborative government-to-government relationship on shared decision-making in Nlaka’pamux territory.

Ontario providing free training for new truck drivers

New project will provide $1.3 million for more than 50 jobseekers to kick-start their careers in the transportation industry

West Boundary Community Forest shares dividends to rural B.C. communities

The money will provide social, economic, cultural, and environmental benefits, plus educational opportunities concerning forest ecology and good land management practices.

Weston Forest acquires Ontario's Kings Wood Products

Weston Forest, a distributor and remanufacturer of softwood and hardwood lumber and specialty panel products, has acquired Kings Wood Products of Paris, Ont.


Saw Filing 101: The guided circle saw

The guided circle saw is one tough tool when put up correctly, properly tensioned and of course used for the right job. » Read More...

A log/love story: Fink’s Sawmill’s 60-year history

Somewhere in Smithers, B.C., is a family-run company with a 60-year history and a 60-year love story. » Read More...

Indigenous partnerships: The FESBC experience

The strong caretaker mindset of First Nations communities, combined with their intimate knowledge of the forests, continues to prove to be a real asset in efforts to restore and protect the land for generations to come. » Read More...

Private U.S. residential construction spending rises in May: NAHB

The NAHB analysis of Census Construction Spending data shows that private residential construction spending rose 2.2 per cent in May. » Read More...

N.B. opens entry-level forestry equipment operator training program

Canadian Woodlands Forum is pleased to announce the ‘Entry-level’ Forestry Equipment Operator Training Program starting July 24 in Miramichi, N.B. » Read More...

B.C. needs to change forest and wildfire management 'status quo': Forest Practices Board

A new report by B.C.’s Forest Practices Board is calling for urgent action by the provincial government to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire in British Columbia. » Read More...

Forest sector helps Canada reach net-zero target through decarbonization of lime kilns

FPInnovations acknowledges the contribution of the forest industry to the decarbonization strategy of lime kilns that aims to significantly reduce GHG emissions produced by kraft pulp mills. » Read More...


Spotlight: Natalie Peace

Natalie is the mill manager of Weyerhaeuser Edson OSB in Alberta. Read about the changes that she has seen in the mill over the last 20 years and the power there is in having diversity in the workplace. » Read More...


2023 Northern Hardwood Conference 

August 1, 2023 | Fredericton, N.B. »

Forest Engineering Conference

September 20, 2023 | Florence, Italy »