Saturday, October 23, 2021

Alberta to allow more logging in remnants of old-growth caribou habitat, groups say

September 2, 2021 2:26 pm The Alberta government has directed a forestry company to harvest old-growth trees in caribou habitat where the province has already spent millions and signed agreements...

Ongoing protest over old-growth logging on Vancouver Island marks one year

August 29, 2021 3:01 am PORT RENFREW, B.C. — In the year since the first camp was set up to prevent old-growth logging around the Fairy Creek watershed on southern...

Fire experts prescribe Indigenous cultural burns to reduce wildfire risk in B.C.

July 18, 2021 3:06 am VANCOUVER — Wildfire experts say British Columbia must spark far more prescribed burns, akin to how Indigenous communities have managed forests, to mitigate the risk...

‘Complete transformation’ of idled N.S. mill panned by critics

July 15, 2021 3:41 pm HALIFAX — The company behind a beleaguered mill in northern Nova Scotia is proposing a "complete transformation" of its operations in an effort to reopen...

B.C. urged to help rebuild Lytton to prevent great destruction from future fires

July 11, 2021 6:01 am The wildfire-ravaged village of Lytton, B.C., could be rebuilt to set a new North American standard in resilience to better protect people and property from...

B.C. approves First Nations’ request to defer old-growth logging for two years

June 9, 2021 7:56 pm VICTORIA — British Columbia has approved the request of three First Nations that want old-growth logging deferred for two years in part of their territories,...

Study outlines ‘natural climate solutions’ to help Canada meet emissions targets

June 4, 2021 1:31 pm Canada could reach one-third of its greenhouse gas reduction targets by making better use of its vast forests, prairies and wetlands, says a report by...

B.C. lays out plans for ‘modernizing’ regulation of the forest industry

June 1, 2021 7:16 pm VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has released a series of goals, plans and an initial yearlong timeline as it works to "modernize" its regulation...

U.S. moves to double tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber imports

May 21, 2021 5:06 pm CALGARY — A move by the U.S. Commerce Department to increase preliminary tariffs on softwood lumber imports from Canada, if finalized, will raise producer costs...

Forest product prices show continued strength, industry analysts report

May 21, 2021 4:21 pm CALGARY — Analysts say there's little immediate relief in store for Canadian home renovators and builders despite a slight recent softening in the pace of...

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Over 2,000 migrants march out of southern city in Mexico

October 23, 2021 12:51 pm TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Over 2,000 migrants, mainly Central Americans, began walking out of a city in southern Mexico on...

Cornet scores 2 for Burnley in draw at Southampton

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Maxwel Cornet scored twice for Burnley to salvage a point in a 2-2 draw at Southampton...

Class action certified alleging harm from extended solitary confinement in N.L. jails

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court judge has certified a class action lawsuit alleging harm from...