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Canfor buying lumber mill in Arkansas from Domtar affiliate for US$73 million

Canfor buying lumber mill in Arkansas from Domtar affiliate for US$73 million

VANCOUVER — Canfor Corp. says it has signed a deal with an affiliate of Domtar Corp. to buy its El Dorado lumber manufacturing facility in Arkansas for US$73 million. The facility in Union County, Ark.
AME wants a say in appeal of Mineral Tenure Act ruling

AME wants a say in appeal of Mineral Tenure Act ruling

B.C. Association for Mineral Exploration applies for intervener status in appeal
Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets green light to open for May 1

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets green light to open for May 1

CALGARY — The long-awaited Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is complete and the Canada Energy Regulator has given the go-ahead for the project to open.
Electricity imports from U.S. topped exports in February amid drought: StatCan

Electricity imports from U.S. topped exports in February amid drought: StatCan

For the first time in eight years, Canada imported more electricity from the U.S. than it exported amid prolonged dry conditions that have reduced hydroelectric power generation. Statistics Canada says electricity generation in Canada totalled 53.
B.C. forestry company Teal Jones battling bankruptcy

B.C. forestry company Teal Jones battling bankruptcy

Low lumber prices, inflation, interest rates puts Surrey company in the red
B.C. winery focuses on Fraser Valley grapes post-cold snap

B.C. winery focuses on Fraser Valley grapes post-cold snap

A Fraser Valley winery expects to source fewer grapes from Okanagan growers who were hardest hit by January's cold snap.
Outlook for B.C.'s forestry sector in 2024 not so rosy

Outlook for B.C.'s forestry sector in 2024 not so rosy

B.C. lumber production down a 'whopping' 26.5 per cent in 2023.
Adjudicator accepts B.C. groups' challenge to Alaska 'sustainable' fishery

Adjudicator accepts B.C. groups' challenge to Alaska 'sustainable' fishery

The decision clears a major procedural hurdle, and gets the B.C. groups one step closer to challenging the Marine Stewardship Council to suspend Alaskan salmon as 'sustainable.'
As the climate changes, so too do Canadians' farm fields and dinner tables

As the climate changes, so too do Canadians' farm fields and dinner tables

Canada's farm fields are in the midst of a transformation. As the country rapidly warms from human-caused climate change, farmers are being pushed to reconsider conventional wisdom about what can and can't survive in this northern climate.
Blackwater gold mine near Prince George, B.C., nears completion

Blackwater gold mine near Prince George, B.C., nears completion

Artemis Gold expects to pour first gold by second half of this year at Blackwater mine