Nova Scotia plans to be Canada’s first carbon-neutral province

March 10, 2021
Category: Today's Takeaway

Nova Scotia’s  Premier plans to be Canada’s first carbon-neutral province, cites changes to forest management as part of the process. In related news: Resolute commits to reduce GHG emissions by 30%; the proposed US GREEN Act will support bioenergy; and the Dutch Parliament disallows new subsidies for forest biomass-for-heat plants. Meanwhile: logging concerns from Peachland BC; Nova Scotia; Poland and Australia

In Business news: a look ahead for BC’s forest industry by Jim Stirling (Logging & Sawmilling Journal); Stella-Jones reports strong Q4 results; crews douse fire at Carrier Lumber’s sawmill; Western Forest Products donates land for a community trail; and consumer confidence is up in Canada, as lumber prices continue to rise.

Finally, how small were homes 100 years ago? How about the year you were born?

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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