Anishinabe Nations Treaty Authority disappointed with lack of notice with forestry removal

Nov 14, 2021 | 7:01am

The Anishinabe Nations Treaty Authority (ANTA) have been frustrated with the provinces lack of notice and informed consent when it comes to allocating forestry licenses. Forestry companies have been removing an excessive amount of trees that have driven wildlife away. Administrator Angela Roque says that trap lines have been removed. “They take down trees and […]

Province’s forestry sector is booming

May 12, 2021 | 11:11am

The province is reporting a 30 percent increase when it comes to forestry products from this time a year ago. with over $1.1 billion being sold, Officials said COVID-19 initially created market uncertainty in the forestry sector, but that changed last summer with an increase in demand resulting in prices for lumber, oriented strand board […]

Province welcomes trade decision on softwood lumber

Nov 26, 2020 | 10:46am

The Government of Saskatchewan says they welcome the American Department of Commerce’s decision to review duties imposed on Canadian softwood lumber exports to the United States. The review was initially launched in 2017. The decision retroactively reduces the duties to the US imposed on softwood lumber exports from 20 percent to 9 percent. Since 2017, […]