Canada invests $694 million in discovery and applied research

The Tree Frog Forestry News
June 17, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

Canada announced $694 million in NSERC funding for discovery and applied research: the University of BC, University of Northern BC and University of New Brunswick congratulate their award recipients. In other Business news: Ontario is urged to support its pulp & paper mills; Kamloops council urges fibre measures for BC’s forest sector; Billerud’s North America president is leaving; and RONA appoints JP Towner president and CEO.

In Forestry/Wildfire news: ENGOs say Canada’s biodiversity roadmap is not enough; Minister Guilbeault struggles to preserve BC’s spotted owls; caribou protection begets new BC park; Arizona grapples with restoration logging; Washington state closes in on new wildfire protection rules; and BC’s fire situation eases, as fires rage near Salt Lake City and Los Angeles.

Finally, Canada’s housing starts hit highest level in seven months.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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