Canadian Pacific guilty of contempt of court around long work shifts

The Tree Frog Forestry News
June 8, 2023
Category: Today's Takeaway

A judge found Canadian Pacific Kansas City guilty of contempt of court for employees working long hours. In other Business news: DC Equipment acquired world-renowned Madill brand; Huber plans to build an OSB mill in Mississippi; West Fraser declares a dividend; and Greenpeace fails to recover its legal fees in Resolute case. On the market front: Maine loggers are hurt by the paper market slowdown; RBC says Canada’s economy is beating expectations; and US homebuying and home-selling conditions diverge.

In Forestry/Climate news: Canada marks Clean Air Day with the worst air quality in the world; ENGOs sue federal minister over spotted owls; and timely stories on what it takes to be a forest firefighter, and the stresses of wildland firefighting. Meanwhile: wildfire and smoke updates from Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia and New Jersey.

Finally, and very sadly, a logging truck mechanical failure kills three near Cranbrook, BC.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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