Canadian delegation heads to D.C. Powell River mill to close.

The Tree Frog Forestry News
December 2, 2021
Category: Today's Takeaway

A Canadian trade delegation heads to Washington D.C. to address softwood duties and other protectionist measures. Meanwhile: Paper Excellence announced the indefinite curtailment of their Catalyst Paper Tiskwat Mill in Powell River, BC. In other Business news: New Brunswick pushes back on First Nations’ land claims; BC flooding causes layoffs in Alberta; the largest Far East forest company is sold; and what recent acquisitions mean to the top global lumber producers.

In Forestry/Climate news: the New York Times on forests and climate change; Canada invests in new carbon capture technology; First Nations express concern over BC’s old growth deferral process; and the police say Fairy Creek protesters assaulted officers. 

Finally, SFI and NCASI launch new tools to measure carbon and conserve water.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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