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West Fraser to permanently close Fraser Lake sawmill

West Fraser Timber announced today that it will permanently close its sawmill in Fraser Lake, B.C., following an orderly wind-down.

Canada challenges U.S. decision to maintain softwood lumber duties

Canada is challenging the latest U.S. decision to maintain duties on exports of Canadian softwood lumber, Trade Minister Mary Ng said in a statement.

Steady lumber demand persists amidst stable prices: Madison's

In the week ending Jan. 12, the price of Western S-P-F 2x4 #2&Btr KD (RL) was US$442 mfbm. This is down by $10, or two per cent compared to the previous week.

B.C. announces funding for 6 wood product manufacturers

The B.C. government is contributing as much as $8.6M to help manufacturers grow and diversify their operations through new production lines, equipment and innovative technology.

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Saw Filing 101: Guide to benching wide bandsaws

Before embarking on the journey of benching bandsaws, it’s essential to gather the right tools and expertise. This guide outlines the essential elements to get you started. » Read More...

Spotlight on excellence: Devon Wilkins

Devon is one of the Rumcache Forest Solutions founders. He is a proud Maritime College of Forest Technology graduate and has worked in as an independent contractor since leaving school. » Read More...
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Parks Canada searching for whitebark pines resistant to fungus

Parks Canada has been conducting resistance stream testing to determine the whitebark pine’s resistance to the non-native fungus that is a major threat to the tree. » Read More...

Mountain pine beetle in steep decline in Alberta since 2019 peak

The extreme cold has done much to assist the province’s efforts in battling the mountain pine beetle. Mountain pine beetle populations in Alberta have declined 98% since their peak in 2019. » Read More...

Firefighters respond to dryer explosion at Panolam Industries

Ontario firefighters discovered debris and damage indicating that a large two-story industrial dryer used for drying wood dust had suffered an explosion. » Read More...

Saskatchewan housing starts continue to climb

The latest numbers show that Saskatchewan is among the top provinces in Canada for urban housing starts. » Read More...


Women in Forestry Virtual Summit 2024

Join us for our fourth annual digital day of discussion around gender and diversity in the forest sector. On March 8, we’ll welcome back hundreds of women and men looking for inspiration and advice on fostering inclusion and reaping all the innovation that comes from it. » Read More...


Forest Nova Scotia AGM 

February 6, 2024 | White Point, Nova Scotia » Read More...

Biomass Harvesting Week

February 12, 2024 | Online »

Forests Ontario 2024 Annual Conference

February 28, 2024 | Vaughan, Ontario »