forestry

Cedar planks are stacked at a lumber yard, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in Montreal. Canfor Corp. says it is curtailing production capacity at its Canadian sawmills beginning Monday as a result of extreme wildfire conditions in Western Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Canfor to curtail production at Canadian sawmills due to extreme wildfire conditions

Canfor to curtail production at Canadian sawmills due to extreme wildfire conditions

 

Darcy Elliott, shipping supervisor at Spray Lake Sawmills, inspects lumber at the facility in Cochrane, Alta., Thursday, May 20, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta sets sights on expanding forest products harvest as high prices drive returns

Alberta sets sights on expanding forest products harvest as high prices drive returns

 

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney sits with Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, left, Grand Chief Arthur Noskey, centre and Chief Aaron Young during a meeting with First Nations Chiefs and Grand Chiefs in Edmonton on Monday, June 10, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta must retract Forest Act before it becomes law: Treaty 8 grand chief

Grand chief says logging is taking a toll on the animals and forests his people depend on

 

Moss covered branches are seen in the Avatar Old Growth Forest near Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island, B.C. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. urged to protect at-risk old growth while it works to transform forestry policy

B.C. urged to protect at-risk old growth while it works to transform forestry policy

Moss covered branches are seen in the Avatar Old Growth Forest near Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island, B.C. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Moss covered branches are seen in the Avatar Old Growth Forest near Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island, B.C. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Moss covered branches are seen in the Avatar Old Growth Forest near Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island, B.C. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Cedar planks are stacked at a lumber yard in Montreal, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Resolute Forest Products reports fourth-quarter loss, sales up from year ago

Resolute Forest Products reports fourth-quarter loss, sales up from year ago

Cedar planks are stacked at a lumber yard in Montreal, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
FPInnovations employees created, tested and then perfected a filter made entirely from various wood pulps, that can block 60 per cent of small particles, in a Sept. 16, 2020 story. (File photo by Kristen Holliday)

Canadian forestry invents biodegradable mask filter, aims for full mask by Christmas

Natural Resources Canada provides $1 million to do filter development

FPInnovations employees created, tested and then perfected a filter made entirely from various wood pulps, that can block 60 per cent of small particles, in a Sept. 16, 2020 story. (File photo by Kristen Holliday)
Port McNeill Mayor Gaby Wickstrom said on Feb. 11, 2020 that the strike by workers represented by the United Steelworkers at Western Forest Products has been financially devastating. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

B.C. mayor says forestry strike left some on brink of bankruptcy as deal reached

VICTORIA — A tentative agreement in a forest industry strike that kept…

Port McNeill Mayor Gaby Wickstrom said on Feb. 11, 2020 that the strike by workers represented by the United Steelworkers at Western Forest Products has been financially devastating. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)