VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Western Forest Products Inc. said its recently released 2020 Sustainability Report confirms the positive role its “sustainable forest management practices and wood products have in fighting against climate change.”
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PORT ALBERNI, British Columbia -- The City of Port Alberni set into motion action to take over more than 40 acres of land occupied by Western Forest Products’ Somass Division sawmill.
Canadian lumber giants Interfor, West Fraser, Canfor, and Western Forest have announced major output curtailments due the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
More than 3,000 Western Forest Products workers will leave the picket lines as the seven-month-long strike is finally over.
Independent strike mediators for Western Forest Products workers' strike have pulled away from attempts at negotiating. They say neither side is ready for a deal.
A strike from the United Steelworkers - in effect since July 1 - has forced Western Forest Products to temporarily curtail production at its Ladysmith sawmill in British Columbia.
One of the last remaining Canadian lumber giants not to curtail production has finally done so at its British Columbia sawmills.
Canadian lumber giant Western Forest seems to be one of British Columbia's only lumber firms seeing growth.
Columbia Vista is a lumber manufacturer that focuses production on Douglas Fir specialty products for the Japanese and U.S. markets.