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BC’s forest products sector, amid mill shuts, job losses, in worse crisis than during 2008 global meltdown

The crisis facing British Columbia's forest industry is intensifying as markets decline, mills shut and a strike involving 3 [...]

B.C. mass timber suppliers see surging sales in Canada, US

As the B.C. commodity lumber sector shutters mills, the B.C. value-added sector serving mass timber construction is [...]

B.C. forestry crisis deepens as Canfor announces 2 week shutdown for all its sawmills

Canfor is shutting down all 10 of its sawmills currently operating in B.C. over Christmas and New Years.  [...]

BC forest companies find business opportunities in China and Japan

B.C.’s forests minister Doug Donaldson and 35 senior executives from B.C. forest companies and associations wrapped up [...]

B.C. forest industry trade mission finds new markets in China

B.C. forest products continue to find a growing market in China as diplomatic tensions with Canada have eased.  [...]

Video: Why 25 B.C. lumber mills have stopped operating?

The heavily interconnected B.C. forestry sector is facing a crisis as 25 mills have ceased operating this year, leaving [...]

B.C. forestry crisis in figures: 25% fall in export sales and a $3.4 billion loss

The crisis in British Columbia’s forestry sector that saw more than 20 sawmills close or curtail production over the [...]

Many more BC sawmill closures forecast, and this could extend to pellet, co-gen and pulp mills

This year’s series of B.C. mill closures and production curtailments have affected more than 5,900 workers at [...]

BC company signs major deal to export wood pellets to Japan

A British Columbia company has signed an agreement to provide 100,000 tonnes of wood pellets to fuel a biomass [...]