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Catalyst receives favourable U.S. ruling on countervailing duties

Published April 20th, 2017 by Catalyst Paper – Source

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has issued Final Results of its expedited review of Catalyst Paper and found the company received a negligible (de minimis) amount of subsidies during the applicable review period.

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Sharing Best Safety Practices Across the Forestry Spectrum: a look at Tidal Transport & Trading

Published April 19th, 2017 by TimberWest – Source

At TimberWest our goal is to get everyone home safely without harm, accident or injury, throughout their entire career.

We understand that in order to accomplish this goal we need to constantly strive to learn best safety practices and adopt these learnings across our operations. And that is why in 2016, TimberWest consulted DuPont Sustainable Solutions, the world’s foremost safety consulting company, to assess our safety values, the state of our safety management, and the quality of our key safety practices. All of our staff and contractors were involved in this assessment.

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Quatsino First Nation signs agreement with three forestry companies

Published April 19th, 2017 by John Harding for the North Island Gazette – Source

A signing ceremony and dinner was held Tuesday night in Quatsino to celebrate the event

Quatsino First Nation signed agreements with three forest companies on Tuesday night, but all of the parties say this is just the start, not the end, of negotiations.

Forest companies Western Forest Products Inc., Interfor Corporation and Lemare each signed agreements with Chief James Nelson Tuesday at the Quattishe Hall in Quatsino in front of more than 100 band members and guests.

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Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities and Coast Forest Products Association Sign Landmark MOU

April 7, 2017 Campbell River: The Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities (AVICC) and the Coast Forest Products Association (Coast Forest) signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today in a move that will further strengthen the close ties between the forest sector and the coastal communities that depend on it.

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TimberWest pledges $100,000 to the new North Island Hospitals

Published March 30th, 2017 by TimberWest – Source

TimberWest is announcing a $100,000 contribution towards the new North Island Hospital to add cultural elements to support the joint effort that is underway by Island Health, First Nations Health Authority, and the Aboriginal communities of the North Island in creating a healthcare setting that is welcoming and reflective of the environment and traditional territories within which the two campuses of the North Island Hospital are situated.

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