Lumber duties hit hard

by Phil Ambroziak “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” Al Balisky, president of Meadow Lake Tribal Council (MLTC) Industrial Investments – the company that oversees NorSask Forest Products – may no...

Sawmill could be reopening

by Phil Ambroziak Opportunity could soon blossom in Green Lake. Recently, the Alberta-based Titan Lumber Corporation announced it is interested in purchasing the currently inoperative Green Lake Sawmill a...

Forestry is key to prosperity

Sometimes it’s difficult to see the forest for the trees, but – when it comes to the forest industry in northwest Saskatchewan – if there’s anything hiding in plain sight, it’s opportunity. Indeed, the Meado...

Trapper forced to move

by Phil Ambroziak Recent salvage operations by Mistik Management Ltd. have tied the hands of at least one area trapper. According to Leon McCallum, if he wants to continue trapping, he’ll have to find a n...