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Statement by Foreign Affairs Minister on NAFTA

Published May 18th, 2017 by Global Affairs Canada – Source

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. administration’s notification to Congress of its intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA):

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Forestry alumnus honoured in Top Forty Under 40

Published Spring, 2017 in Branchlines by The UBC Faculty of ForestrySource

Domenico Iannidinardo (BSF 2001) is one of 13 UBC alumni to be named one of BC’s Top Forty Under 40 for 2016 by Business in Vancouver magazine. He has accomplished much in the 16 years since graduating, and is excited and optimistic about forestry’s future.

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Catalyst Paper announces senior executive appointments

Published May 1st, 2017 by Catalyst Paper Source

Edward (Ned) Dwyer is appointed Chief Operating Officer and will oversee the company’s five manufacturing operations in Canada and the United States. Mr. Dwyer, who brings more than 30 years of experience in the pulp and paper sector to his new role, has a strong track record for successfully leading operational and performance improvements. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Paper Science and Engineering) from the State University of New York and Syracuse University.

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Signed MOU set the Pro-Forestry Tone at 2017 AVICC Convention

In contrast to years past, the 2017 Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities (AVICC) Convention in early April revealed a markedly new tone – one that was more forestry informed, and, as it appeared more supportive.

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Rick Jeffery

President & CEO, Coast Forest Products Association

Next Government Must Understand – and Support Forestry Competitiveness

Rick Jeffery, featured panelist, on forest competitiveness panel at 2017 ABCFP Conference this spring.

Competitiveness directs and determines the pathway to the future.  Now that the writ is dropped and the campaign for the next British Columbian provincial election is in full swing, it is crucial that the candidates who speak on the issues which affect the competitiveness of the coastal forestry sector do so from an informed place.

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