Canada Forestry

Moving Toward Our Goal of Zero Deforestation

Ian Lifshitz | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada
Ian Lifshitz

One year ago Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) announced its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP), immediately halting all natural forest clearance across its entire supply chain. Specifically, we outlined four key priorities for 2014 to engage our broader industry and other sectors to help accelerate the realization of zero deforestation.

Logging Begins Near Pristine B.C. Trail

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A property developer says logging is underway on a portion of land near the rugged and pristine Juan de Fuca Marine Trail on Vancouver Isla...

Export Growth Predictions: See How Canada's Provinces Stack Up

Peter Hall | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada Business
Peter Hall

International trade will be a key growth driver for the Canadian economy this year and next. However, the distribution of export growth in Canada's provinces is anything but even. Some are leading the charge, while others are steady at the national pace. Others are lagging behind, some quite seriously. What are the key factors influencing the different growth patterns?

Environmental Threats Beyond Pipelines and Mega Quarrys

David Suzuki | Posted 05.20.2013 | Canada
David Suzuki

Although industrial projects like the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline or the recently defeated mega-quarry in Ontario typically grab the headlines and bring out public opposition, it's often the combined impacts of a range of human activities on the same land base that threaten to drive nature beyond critical tipping points.

This Powers A FIFTH Of Canada's Economy

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal Conservatives have re-calculated the impact of energy and mining on the Canadian economy in order to help bolster their strong su...

Troubled Forestry Company Gets Default Notices

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Troubled forestry firm Sino-Forest Corp. (TSX:TRE) says it has received default notices from its bondholders and has set up a committee to e...

Mounties Launch Criminal Probe Into Sino-Forest: Report

CP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Globe and Mail is reporting that police have launched an investigation into Chinese timberland company Sino-Forest Corp. and allegations...

Learning the Value of Respect on Haida Gwaii

David Suzuki | Posted 10.25.2011 | Canada
David Suzuki

One of the first lessons I learned from First Nations communities was about the importance of respect. Without respect for each other, we don't listen and we fail to learn. But respect should extend beyond our fellow humans, to all the green things that capture the sun's energy and power the rest of life on Earth.

North America's Largest Newsprint Producer Posts Higher Profits

CP | Posted 10.10.2011 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - AbitibiBowater Inc. (TSX:ABH) said Wednesday its second-quarter profits rose to $61 million, reversing a loss in the same period last year ...

Sino-Forest exaggerated China holdings, partner claims

The Globe and Mail | Posted 08.18.2011 | Canada Business

Embattled Sino-Forest Corp., once Canada’s biggest publicly-traded timber company, appears to have substantially overstated the size and value of it...

Sino-Forest Stock Rises As Company Puts Up Proof Of Assets

The Globe and Mail | Posted 08.07.2011 | Canada Business

Sino-Forest Corp. is trying a new strategy to reverse the crisis of confidence in its financial statements, taking the extraordinary step of releasing...

Sino-Forest VS. The Short Sellers

The Globe and Mail | Jacquie McNish, David Ebner, Paul Waldie, T im Kiladze | Posted 08.04.2011 | Canada Business

It took just one report from a little-known short-seller to send the stock of one of Canada's biggest publicly traded forestry companies into a tailsp...