͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     
About Us

View As Webpage  | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@

B.C. builders can now use mass timber in taller buildings

B.C. is adopting building-code changes to permit the use of mass timber in buildings, such as schools, shopping centres and housing, so they can be built faster and more sustainably.

Change to foster faster, cheaper building material in Ontario

Ontario's Building Code, which allows encapsulated mass-timber constructed buildings to be up to 12-storeys tall, will be amended to permit construction up to 18 storeys.

Lumber prices remain soft on sagging demand: Madison's

Lumber buyers kept their inventories lean post-Easter thus demand continued to sag. In the week ending April 5, the price of Western S-P-F 2x4 #2&Btr KD (RL) was US$452 mfbm.

Canada releases seasonal outlook, wildfire projections, emergency plans

As Canada braces for another potentially devastating wildfire season, the Government of Canada has unveiled its seasonal outlook, wildfire projections, and emergency preparedness measures.


Be proactive with the NFPA Guide to Combustible Dusts

Any dust event could have a devastating effect on your workers, your company, and your community -- and there are significant fines for the presence of dust hazards in any facility. Address dust safety hazards effectively with the NFPA Guide to Combustible Dusts, the vital resource for everyone who deals with materials or processes that result in the accumulation of dust or small particles.

» Order Your Copy

Attention contractors: Join the conversation

Calling all logging contractors in Canada! As you know, our industry has been navigating through various challenges lately. To gain a deeper understanding of the current state of affairs, we're reaching out to you for your valuable input by taking our survey. » Read More...

B.C. forest industry faces investor exodus amidst uncertainties

With dwindling wood fibre supply and regulatory uncertainty looming large, private equity experts and industry heads warned of an alarming trend – investment in British Columbia’s forests is plummeting. » Read More...

First Nations take the lead: Insights from B.C. delegation’s Japan mission

For far too long, Indigenous voices have not been at the forefront in discussions concerning the management and utilization of forest resources. But the sector has recently witnessed a significant shift toward inclusivity and recognition of Indigenous voice. » Read More...

Atikamekw Council of Manawan announces forestry accord

The Atikamekw Council of Manawan in Quebec recently signed an agreement with a forestry company that will create a number of new jobs for community members and guarantee the community’s influence over forestry and mining activities going forward. » Read More...

B.C. continues investments to support forest sector

British Columbia is partnering with forestry manufacturers to build a strong forest products sector and support good jobs in B.C. through significant capital expansion in their operations. » Read More...

Saskatchewan housing starts surge by 12.1 per cent

Numbers released today by Statistics Canada indicate that in March 2024, urban housing starts in Saskatchewan increased by 12.1 per cent, compared to March 2023. » Read More...

Haida Nation, B.C. recognize Haida Aboriginal title

The Province of B.C. and the Council of the Haida Nation (CHN) stood in HlGaagilda and signed the historic Gaayhllxid • Gíhlagalgang “Rising Tide” Haida Title Lands Agreement, a first-of-its-kind negotiated agreement recognizing Haida Aboriginal title in Haida Gwaii. » Read More...

Wildfire-damaged wood recovery underway in B.C.

In a move to increase the use of wildfire-damaged timber and support land recovery, the province has introduced new measures to streamline the salvage process, making it easier for the forestry sector to recover and repurpose damaged wood and regenerate the forests. » Read More...


Mentorship and diversity – Driving progress in forestry

Women occupied just 17 per cent of jobs in Canada’s forest sector in 2016. Sure, that’s an improvement from 14 per cent in 1996, but it also highlights a frustratingly slow rate of change. From the big picture overview of gender equity to the diversity in specific jobs and across regions, it’s clear that there’s still much work to be done. » Read More...


Olympic Logging Conference 2024

April 24, 2024 | Victoria, B.C. »

SFI Conference 2024

June 4, 2024 | Atlanta, Georgia »

Dust Safety Week

July 15, 2024 | Online »