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Montréal, December 5, 2019 – TC Transcontinental (TSX: TCL.A TCL.B), owner of the Publisac, is responding today to recommendations made by the City of Montréal’s Commission sur l’eau, l’environnement, le développement durable et les grands parcs (Commission on Water, Environment, Sustainable Development and Large Parks) regarding flyer distribution control on its territory, which were publicly presented this evening. 

Montreal, Quebec – December 6, 2019 – FPInnovations applauds the Ontario government’s support of the forest sector, and the continued advancement of traditional and innovative wood products, with the release of its draft Forest Sector Strategy.

Derek Nighbor, President and CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) issued the following statement regarding the Wildlands League report on forest practices:

The United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 strike at Western Forest Products mills – including the Chemainus sawmill – has passed the five-month mark with no end in sight and workers, especially those with young families, are feeling the pinch with Christmas fast approaching.

Nova Scotia's business minister is not interested in discussing the future of Northern Pulp until that future becomes clearer.

VICTORIA – Dozens of Vancouver Island forestry workers were let go following the closure of a longstanding local sawmill in Errington, a Central Island community just east of Parksville.

Stora Enso is merging its container board business in the Packaging Solutions division with the Consumer Board division, creating a new Packaging Materials division.

BEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- China's forestry sector has seen continuous expansion in recent years, an official with the National Forestry and Grassland Administration said Tuesday.

FORT MILL, S.C.– Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) (TSX:UFS) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Sun Life to purchase group annuity buy-out contracts and to transfer approximately CDN $360 million (US $271 million) in obligations and related assets from its defined benefit pension plans in Ontario, Canada.

Smurfit Kappa has launched a new range of imaginative and eco-friendly toys that are made completely from paper.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has signed a non-binding letter of intent with the majority shareholders of Hebei Minglian New Materials Technology Co., Ltd. to acquire the company, comprising a state-of-the-art greenfield decor paper plant in the city of Xingtai, Hebei Province, China.

Smurfit Kappa has been named a founding member of a new industry alliance to boost the contribution of paper-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy.

Robust business model driving profitable growth

Cascades Inc., a leader in eco-friendly recycling, packaging and hygiene solutions, announced today that it has completed its previously announced private offering of US$350 million aggregate principal amount of 5.125% senior notes due 2026, US$300 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375% senior notes due 2028 and Cdn$175 million aggregate principal amount of 5.125% senior notes due 2025.

DALLAS, Nov. 21, 2019 -- The board of directors of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.03 per share. The dividend is payable on January 3, 2020, to stockholders of record on December 6, 2019.

Commenting on the results, Sappi Chief Executive Officer Steve Binnie said: “An initially strong start to the year was unfortunately offset by weak graphic paper markets and lower dissolving wood pulp (DWP) prices driven by the ongoing trade wars and slower economic growth in various geographies.

Cascades Inc.announced today that it has upsized and priced its private placement of US$350 million aggregate principal amount of 5.125% senior notes due 2026, US$300 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375% senior notes due 2028 and Cdn$175 million aggregate principal amount of 5.125% senior notes due 2025.

VANCOUVER, Nov. 12, 2019 - Pinnacle Renewable Energy ("Pinnacle" or the "Company") (TSX: PL) today announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 27, 2019 ("Q3 2019").

Stora Enso has entered into a strategic collaboration with HS Manufacturing Group (HSMG), a producer of plant-based barrier coatings, to develop Stora Enso’s formed fiber offering.

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is proud to have been awarded the Gold level rating by EcoVadis for the third consecutive year for its approach to sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

ATLANTA – Forest Stewardship Council, the world’s most trusted forest certification system, announced its 2019 FSC Leadership Awards in a celebration held in conjunction with Greenbuild 2019. Recognizing enduring commitment to forest conservation, the Awards highlight uncommon excellence that advances responsible forest management.

How can the value chain, including retailers and brand owners, specify and design paper-based packaging to support the recycling process?

Cepi, the European association representing the paper industry, announced today a new alliance called 4evergreen.

Acquiring new customers is expensive. That’s why so many companies are focused on increasing the lifetime value of those they already have.

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