No deal yet between Nova Scotia and Northern Pulp

The Tree Frog Forestry News
December 15, 2023
Category: Today's Takeaway

No deal between Nova Scotia and Northern Pulp but there are hints to what’s being considered. In other Business news: Cascade’s Lemaire brothers exchange leadership roles; the Gitanyo Nation seeks Skeena Sawmills forest licence; and FPAC welcomes Ottawa’s housing initiative. Meanwhile: Canadian housing starts fell 22% in November; building material prices inched higher; wood manufacturing apprenticeships surged; and US mortgage rates are now under 7%.

In Forestry/Climate news: an Oregon lawmaker calls for more federal wood usage; ENGOs push for old-growth preserve near Sudbury; how BC’s wildfire plan went awry; and the end of native logging in Western Australia is in sight. Meanwhile, Smokey Bear turns 80; FSC-US announces 2023 leadership awards; and the International Sustainable Forestry Coalition appoints directors.

Finally, international forest product experts Russ Taylor and Kevin Mason combine forces on a new Global Wood Summit. Save the Date!

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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