Canadian border strike averted as tentative deal reached

The Tree Frog Forestry News
June 12, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

A tentative deal was reached for Canada’s border workers—averting job action at ports of entry. In other Business news: Madill equipment manufacturing returns to British Columbia; AF&PA supports New York decision to shelve recycling legislation; and Vancouver implements (previously announced) bylaw to allow 18-storey mass timber buildings. Meanwhile: US inflation eased in May; and Canadian and US interest rate policies are diverging.

In Forestry/Climate news: Canada introduces new heat wave attribution system; BC supports clean energy investments by Canfor and Paper Excellence; drought conditions spur changes to wildfire suppression tactics; and more from BC’s Wildfire Coexistence Symposium. Meanwhile, the 2024 Global Wood Summit announces Remi Lalonde as panel speaker; and registration is open for DEMO International 2024 in Venosta, Quebec.

Finally, how Artificial Intelligence can revolutionize how we design and build with wood.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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