Legislation

Paper Excellence Canada announced that 1057863 B.C. Ltd, Northern Pulp Nova Scotia, Northern Timber Nova Scotia and other related non-operating affiliates (collectively, “Northern Pulp”) have obtained an initial order under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (“CCAA”). The initial order stays proceedings against N...

Government of Alberta awards First Nations business Kee Tas Kee Now Sawmill Ltd. (KSL) 65,000 m3 of deciduous timber for the first three years. The award of a deciduous timber allocation to KSL is expected to create up to 20 permanent jobs, including professionals, heavy equipment operators, log truck drivers and labou...

FPInnovations announced that a new federal mandate is expected to come into effect next year making electronic logging devices (ELDs) mandatory for federally-regulated motor carriers and their drivers. With few exceptions, anyone who currently uses paper logs to keep track of their hours behind the wheel will need to u...

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security identified the wood products industry as an “essential critical infrastructure workforce” in the nation’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Roseburg’s Weed, California, veneer facility will continue to operate as part of efforts to supply critical building product...