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Oct. 3, 2017 - Rob McCurdy, chief executive officer of Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc., the longest-established wood pellet producer in Western Canada, is this year's EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Pacific winner.
Sept. 29, 2017 - Two New Brunswick high schools are receiving an education in biomass boiler heating systems thanks to an initiative by the province to reduce its carbon footprint and promote the use of locally sourced wood.
Sept. 27, 2017 - Japanese investors have set their sights on biomass energy to take advantage of government subsidies, raising questions about how the projects will find sufficient wood fuel.
Sept. 28, 2017 - We know the majority of Canadians live within 160 kilometres of the U.S. border. I’ve read various stats, most of which peg the number between 70 and 90 per cent. And less than one per cent of the population lives in Canada’s northern territories, which represent about 40 per cent of the country’s land mass.
Sept. 26, 2017 - BioNB, New Brunswick’s bioscience agency, awarded ADI Systems the New Brunswick Bioscience Achievement Award on Thursday September 21 at the annual industry event, Innovation at the Market. Over 150 members of the business and research community gathered for the presentation of the award and the celebration of the substantial growth experienced by the province’s bioscience sector in recent years.
Sept. 22, 2017 - British power producer Drax said chief executive Dorothy Thompson will step down after 12 years in the role, Reuters reports. | READ MORE
Sept. 22, 2017 – The release of the 2018 “Canada’s Clean50” list celebrates the accomplishments of 50 sustainability leaders in 16 widely different categories. The Lifetime Achievement honouree list is led by a posthumous award for Sharkwater film maker Rob Stewart. Others include, Federal Environment & Climate Change Minister, Catherine McKenna, Nishnawbe Aski Nation Deputy Grand Chief Derek Fox and Vancouver MP Joyce Murray. Many of 2018 Clean50 champions have achieved measurable success in fighting climate change while helping Canada shift towards a low carbon economy and building a more prosperous future. 
Sept. 18, 2017 - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) fully supports the Forest Bioeconomy Framework launched Friday by Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM).
Sept. 14, 2017 - Researchers in the Energy Bioengineering Group at the University of Calgary are bringing bioreactors into Grade 5 classrooms with a new program aimed at getting students interested in science and clean energy.
Sept. 14, 2017 - The federal government is calling for proposals for funding innovative, first-in-kind technologies that will transform Canada's forest industry and bioeconomy.
Sept. 13, 2017 - An innovative collaboration between a southern Ontario ethanol plant and nearby greenhouse has received $3.7 million in backing from Ottawa.
Sept. 13, 2017 - Ontario’s Workplace Safety & Insurance Board says that – after conducting a multi-year engagement with experts and stakeholders – it is changing the way the board calculates employer premium rates, adding the process will be easier for employers to understand, and more accurately reflect the risks associated with operating their businesses.
Sept. 11, 2017 - The global waste-to-diesel market is expected to reach USD 942.78 million by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.
Sept. 8, 2017 - As part of a $377.6-million transaction to diversify operations at its Brompton and Wayagamack Mills into specialty niches, Kruger Inc. is investing $4.8 million in its Biomass Cogeneration Plant adjacent to the Brompton Mill.
Sept. 7, 2017 -The semi-finalists have been chosen for the 2017 edition of The BioInnovation Challenge (BIC).
Sept. 5, 2017 - Whitecourt Power is investing $14.3 million into the refurbishment of its biomass power facility that has been turning wood waste into electricity for more than 20 years in Whitecourt, Alta.
Sept. 1, 2017 - Canada Fibers Ltd. (CFL) plans to acquire the issued and outstanding common shares of HGC Management Inc. (HGC). HGC is an Ontario-based company aligned with CFL in its goal of helping municipal and commercial customers efficiently and sustainably divert valuable materials from landfill. CFL expects to complete the transaction within 60 days.
Aug. 30, 2017 - The Ontario government is starting a fund to support the creation and commercialization of green technologies, provincial officials announced yesterday.
Aug. 29, 2017 - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has concluded a settlement agreement with Edmonton resident David Gregor McClure, who admitted to multiple breaches of Alberta securities laws.
Aug. 28, 2017 - Domtar says it has inaugurated its second generating unit with a power output of 18 MW at its Windsor, Que., mill.

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