The Cristini group is investing in North America where their competitors are "rationalising their operations". Paper Advance visited the plant of this family owned company in Lachute, Qc where Cristini just recently invested over 3 million dollars.
Richard Garneau, President and CEO of Resolute Forest Products, kicked-off PaperWeek 2014 with a keynote address, to an overflow crowd, about the challenges facing the forest products industry today and its challenges to adjust to market conditions and stiff competition, to squeeze out costs and to remain competitive in a difficult economic environment with limited capital resources.
Lobbying in Canada has become an increasingly difficult racket. The 2008 establishment of the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying (an independent Agent of Parliament) was intended to ensure transparency and accountability in the lobbying of public office holders, and to increase public confidence in the integrity of government decision-making.