Teamsters Canada warn of rail strike at CN and CPKC

The Tree Frog Forestry News
February 23, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

The union representing Canada’s rail workers warns that a strike looms after CN and CPKC filed notices of dispute. In other Business news: Canada-US trade is said to be at an inflection point ahead of US election; the Steelworkers commend BC’s budget endorsement of mass timber; Alabama’s Phenix Lumber faces heavy fines after second fatality; and more on the WorkSafeBC investigation of the Canfor employee death in Prince George.

In Forestry/Climate news: a Q&A with US Forest Service Chief Randy Moore; Quebec First Nations take the province to task on forest consultations; a new study on the climate-effects of expanding forests; simulations point to more fires in the Pacific Northwest; a Canadian researcher on how genetic testing can be used to curb illegal logging; and the EU plans to establish a carbon removals certification framework.

Finally, Dave Coletto will keynote at COFI and Andrew Dunn plans another tour of Europe’s mass timber industry.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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