Canadian railway workers approve strike mandate, work stoppage looms

The Tree Frog Forestry News
May 3, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

Canadian railway workers’ strike mandate could see work stoppages in as soon as three weeks. In other Business news: West Fraser listens to Bragg Creek logging opponents; Western Forest Products sells Alberni lot to Tseshaht First Nation for housing; Paper Excellence announces pulp price increases; WestRock reports Q2 net income of $16M; and BC supports expansion of RAS—a value-added Chemainus wood company.

In Forestry/Climate news: Canada makes progress on GHG reductions; an Oregon judge is forced to dismiss youth-lawsuit on climate change; California fire mitigation’s impact on insurance rates; making the business case for wood energy in BC; and US wood groups seek delay to EU deforestation regulation. Meanwhile: the illustrious Cedar Book XVI is out; and the BC Forest Practice Board seeks a new Executive Director.

Finally, an exhilarating forest roller coaster run. Click here to see if you’re brave enough?

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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