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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...

Old-growth forest experts release map urging B.C. to act quickly on logging deferrals

May 19, 2021 7:51 pm A trio of independent experts who had for years advised the B.C. government on forest management has released new mapping aimed at spurring the province...

Police arrest five protesters for refusing to leave anti-logging blockades in B.C.

May 18, 2021 7:41 pm PORT RENFREW, B.C. — Mounties arrested five people at anti-logging blockades on southern Vancouver Island as they enforced a court injunction Tuesday.  Dozens of RCMP officers...

RCMP move to end blockades against logging on Vancouver Island

May 17, 2021 7:16 pm PORT RENFREW, B.C. — The RCMP have begun enforcing a court injunction banning blockade camps set up to prevent logging in areas of southwestern Vancouver...

Canadian farmers have spring in their step from strongest commodity prices in years

May 16, 2021 9:01 am TORONTO — Farmers like Andre Harpe have a little extra spring in their steps these days as agriculture crops fetch their highest prices in years,...

‘It is a gold mine:’ Builders warned of rising lumber thefts across Canada

May 12, 2021 12:11 pm The skyrocketing cost of lumber is fuelling a trend that has authorities across the country warning builders to keep their guard up. Canadian authorities have been...

Canada’s Paper Excellence announces deal to buy Domtar Corp. in US$3B deal

May 11, 2021 2:11 pm Paper Excellence is expanding into the U.S. with a deal to buy Domtar Corp. in an agreement with an enterprise value of about US$3 billion. The...

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Landlords, tenants fill courts as eviction moratorium ends

August 3, 2021 12:11 am PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — Gabe Imondi, a 74-year-old landlord from Rhode Island, had come to court hoping to get...

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