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Muted construction activity sends lumber prices sideways: Madison's

As June dawned most lumber prices stayed flat, as the long-awaited 2023 home building activity still did not materialize.

Western Forest Products temporarily trims B.C. lumber production

Western Forest Products has announced plans to temporarily reduce its lumber production over the next month by approximately 19 million board feet due to weak market conditions.

South Africa deploys second team of 200 firefighters to fight Alberta wildfires

South Africa is deploying a second contingent of 200 firefighters and 13 managers to assist in ongoing fire suppression operations in the Alberta.

Steelworkers Humanity Fund donates $35,000 towards Quebec forest fire response

The Steelworkers Humanity Fund is donating $35,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support communities affected by forest fires in Quebec.

Alberta names Todd Loewen as new forestry minister

Todd Loewen was sworn in as Alberta's minister of forestry and parks on June 9, 2023. Prior to his service as an elected official, Loewen owned a small outfitting business and an operational farm.


Community wildfire risk: A holistic approach to wildfire resiliency

A holistic approach to wildfire resiliency combines people with skills and knowledge from various fire and forest specialties. » Read More...

Editorial: Of celebrations and milestones, plus CFI's May/June issue is out now!

Canadian Forest Industries magazine releases its May-June issue, highlighting the celebration of achievements and milestones in the forest industry. » Read More...

Ontario's skilled trades boom as apprenticeship registrations surge by 24%

Ontario has increased apprenticeship registrations by 24 per cent in the last year as more people decide to pursue rewarding, well-paying careers in the skilled trades. » Read More...

Canada invests $3.6M in filtration tech for International Paper's Alberta pulp mill

NRCan is funding a revolutionary technology that will help reduce carbon emissions in kraft pulping at International Paper's mill in Grand Prairie, Alta. » Read More...

Fecon to hold charity auction for Children of Fallen Patriots foundation

Fecon, a global manufacturer of heavy-duty site preparation attachments and forestry accessories, will auction off a Bull Hog mulcher attachment to raise funds for Children of Fallen Patriots. » Read More...

DC Equipment acquires B.C.’s Madill brand

The New Zealand-based logging equipment manufacturer DC Equipment has acquired the renowned Madill brand from B.C.-based Nicholson Manufacturing. » Read More...

City of Leduc to plant 20,000 trees as part of 2 Billion Trees program

Leduc will plant 20,000 trees supported by a $363,000 federal funding through the 2 Billion Trees program. » Read More...


Spotlight: Ann-Marie Baron

Ann-Marie is currently the occupational H&S and labour relations manager at Lemare Group, and was re-elected last year for a second term as a councillor for the municipal council of Port McNeill, B.C. » Read More...


2023 Northern Hardwood Conference 

August 1, 2023 | Fredericton, N.B. »