Gordon Hamilton

Job losses mount as mill closures hit B.C. Interior

Shrinking timber supply, falling lumber prices, inflated log costs take increasing toll on industry

Forest industry could lead way in meeting B.C. climate goals: study

B.C.'s forest sector has the potential to make a massive contribution to meeting provincial greenhouse gas targets if even relatively small changes are made in the way timber is managed, harvested...

Spot prawn season underway in Vancouver

Vancouver's spot prawn season began with a frenzy Friday afternoon (May 12) when fisherman Stewart McDonald, delivered the first boatload of the year to False Creek Fishermen's Wharf. A crowd of 50...

Canadian forest companies see silver lining to softwood dispute

Growing sales, higher prices soften impact of countervailing duty 

Updated: New U.S. levies on Canadian softwood “unwarranted”: industry official

New duties levied by U.S. Department of Commerce against Canadian producers are a "shakedown," says Interfor chief

Mill closures feared as allowable harvest slashed

Decline in availability of beetle-killed timber drags down sustainable logging rate

Outlook 2017: B.C. forest firms brace for U.S. lumber battle

Sector well positioned to withstand 30% countervail, analyst says

World has changed since last flareup in Canada-U.S. lumber war

B.C. softwood companies are less exposed to U.S. duties – but change of governments south of the border casts a dark cloud over dispute