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November 3, 2021

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Mid Island Cabinets takes first steps with Kaizen

Owner Guy Lussier started Mid Island Cabinets (MIC) in Parksville, BC, in 1992. Starting in a small garage, they have now grown to a 30,000 square foot facility which they moved to in 2017. ... Read more.

Message From the Editor

Happy Woodworking Technology Days! This week, the Wood Industry team will be touring around the GTA to check out the showrooms of some major machinery manufacturers. If you can't make it yourself, check out our products this week - we're featuring two of the machines from the event!

– Grace Tatigian, Managing Editor


Latest News

Period of little growth persists for goods-producing sector

For the third consecutive month, there was little change in the number of people working in goods-producing industries overall. Employment in the sector remains 93, ... Read more.

Two more Nova Scotia forestry projects funded

Two more projects, valued at more than $12 million, have been approved by the trustees of the Forestry Innovation Transition Trust in Nova Scotia. “These two projects are exactly the type of initiatives the trust was established to fund.  ... Read more.

Labour underutilization remains elevated

The labour underutilization rate fell to 13.8% in September, down 0.4 percentage points from August. Above and beyond the unemployment rate, this rate reflects the proportion of people in the potential labour force ... Read more.

Wetaskiwin RCMP investigates theft of semi-trailers and lumber

On October 16, 2021, Wetaskiwin, AB RCMP received a report that two semi-trailers were stolen overnight. The trailers were parked at the Wetaskiwin Co-op Card, ... Read more.

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The Importance of Canadian Government Funding

Your business may know that Canadian government grant and loan programs are available for a range of strategic projects. Maybe you’ve even applied for provincial or federal funding in the past –  but if you would like to know about, ... Read more.


Latest Products

Rover A FT

Biesse’s Rover A FT is the new high-performance CNC machining center for Nesting operations. Compact and efficient, with a gantry structure, the Rover A FT offers top-of-the-range technology and guarantees optimum, ... Read more.

Compact Cehisa edgebander

Modular machine equipped with five basic stations: Pre-mill, Guillotine cut-off, Glue station, End Trim, Top & Bottom Trimming, and free space for optional radius scraper, optional flat scraper, and optional buffer. ... Read more.


Design / Business / Technology

A CNC masterpiece

CNC Cutting Inc is a digital design and fabrication shop in Toronto. The team specializes in bringing to life complex and innovative millwork designs for residential and commercial spaces. ... Read more.

Blum wins Mississauga Urban Design award

Recently at Council, the winners of the 2021 Mississauga Urban Design Awards were announced. The Urban Design Awards started in 1981 and aim to inspire and celebrate design leaders who help raise the quality of life, ... Read more.


Latest Events

November 1 - 6, Woodworking Technology Days, Toronto, ON

November 2, Secure Funding for Hiring & Training, Online

November 10, AWMAC BC General Membership Meeting, Coquitlam, BC

November 16, Top Grants for Ontario Businesses in 2021, Online

December 1-3, International Wood Construction Conference, Innsbruck, Austria

January 17-23, imm cologne, Cologne, Germany

February 1-4, Eurobois 2022, Lyon, France

February 8-10, KBIS, Orlando, FL

February 24-26, WMS, Toronto, ON

March 14-17, Fimma Fenavinho, Brazil


Contributors wanted! We’re always looking for contributing writers and stories for our newsletter. If you have something you’d like to share with readers and want more details, please email Grace at

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