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OPINION: Ripple effect of Northern mill closures felt far and wide, says forestry consultant

OPINION: Ripple effect of Northern mill closures felt far and wide, says forestry consultant

Shutdowns mean lost harvesting jobs, revenues for management units, disruption to silviculture programs, greater forest fire risks
Province increases funding for forest roads

Province increases funding for forest roads

Access road program funding grows to $59 million to better connect communities, accommodate more users
'We will leave no stone unturned': forestry minister on the Terrace Bay mill

'We will leave no stone unturned': forestry minister on the Terrace Bay mill

Graydon Smith says provincial government will not give up on the people of Terrace Bay
Mass timber construction reaching new heights

Mass timber construction reaching new heights

Province changing building code to permit 18-storey wood buildings
Northern College, Interfor partnering to close skilled trades gap

Northern College, Interfor partnering to close skilled trades gap

Renewed agreement between forestry products company and Timmins school allows for teaching, employment opportunities
Health and safety organization seeking new leader

Health and safety organization seeking new leader

Workplace Safety North is advertising for a president-CEO
Reaction mixed as Ontario pledges $5M to retain forest fire workers

Reaction mixed as Ontario pledges $5M to retain forest fire workers

‘This government is choosing PR stunts’: Union representing wildland fire employees calls one-time incentive payment of $5,000 or $1,000 a ‘drop in the bucket’
Two people airlifted to Toronto after 'fireball' erupts at Thunder Bay Pulp and Paper mill

Two people airlifted to Toronto after 'fireball' erupts at Thunder Bay Pulp and Paper mill

The Ministry of Labour is investigating the March 22 incident
Province announces wildland firefighter incentive

Province announces wildland firefighter incentive

Up to $5,000 to be provided to front-line staff during 2024 wildfire season
OPINION: Ontario needs to press reset on the forestry sector

OPINION: Ontario needs to press reset on the forestry sector

Forestry experts push for independent panel to investigate lack of investment in the industry