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New Brunswick Lumber Producers to appeal U.S. ruling on softwood lumber duties
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New Brunswick Lumber Producers to appeal U.S. ruling on softwood lumber duties

New countervailing and anti-dumping duties announced last week by the U.S. Department of Commerce are unfair and will be appealed, said the New Brunswick Lumber Producers association. “While any movement is welcomed, we maintain our position that these duties are unjust,” said Jerome Pelletier, chair of the New Brunswick Lumber Producers (NBLP) and vice-president of...

Tolko joins Alberta Forest Products Association
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Tolko joins Alberta Forest Products Association

The Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) has announced that Tolko Industries has officially joined the association. Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world, including lumber, plywood and veneer, oriented strand board (OSB), co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products. For more...

Association of BC Forest Professionals amends code and bylaws
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Association of BC Forest Professionals amends code and bylaws

The bylaws governing the Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) have been amended to reflect operational business needs and changes in authorities, terminology, and other provisions in the Professional Governance Act. The ABCFP council approved the amended bylaws on June 9 and they were brought into force under the authority of the Superintendent of Professional...

Atlantic Outstanding Forestry Contractor of the Year Award 2022: Call for nominations
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Atlantic Outstanding Forestry Contractor of the Year Award 2022: Call for nominations

The Canadian Woodlands Forum
 is now looking for nominees for the 2022 Atlantic Outstanding Forestry Contractor of the Year Award, an annual celebration that highlights and recognizes outstanding independent contractors and operators who work in Atlantic Canada’s woodlands operations. “The award aims to raise the profile and recognition of the logging and forest trucking professions’ contribution to managing the forest...

Forest Nova Scotia looking for new executive director
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Forest Nova Scotia looking for new executive director

Forest Nova Scotia (FNS) has announced that executive director Jeff Bishop is leaving the association on June 30 to start the next chapter in his career. The organization is in the process of finding Bishop’s successor. “We’re really sorry to be losing Jeff but wishing him all the best in his new position,” said lan Johnstone, FNS...