Forestry Sector in Canada: 65+ Facts

Forestry Sector in Canada: 65+ Facts

Canada's forest industry is an important part of our nation's prosperity, creating jobs and economic opportunities in communities across the country. In 2019, for example, the sector employed nearly 302,500 people while generating $23.7 billion of economic activity and more t...

Supporter Spotlight: Carl Sweet - Feb. 2021

Supporter Spotlight: Carl Sweet - Feb. 2021

“Supporter Spotlight” features Canadians with a passion for Canada’s Natural Resource sector. Our spotlight this month is Carl Sweet, a forestry supply chain worker from Campbell River, BC. He is passionate about the outdoors, skiing, fishing and enjoying the environment. Cana...

Carbon Capture & Storage in Canadian Forestry

Carbon Capture & Storage in Canadian Forestry

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a new and important tool in lowering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the fight against climate change. This method of taking climate action has shown a lot of promise not just in Canada, but around the globe. The International Panel on Cl...

Forestry in Quebec: By the Numbers

Forestry in Quebec: By the Numbers

Did you know that about half of Quebec is covered in forests? It’s no wonder Quebec’s forestry sector is one of the three largest provincial sectors of its kind (by total jobs) in Canada, along with those found in British Columbia and Ontario. Forestry in Quebec is an importa...

Forestry in Alberta: By the Numbers

Forestry in Alberta: By the Numbers

When you think of Alberta’s forestry sector, the high treed slopes of the Rocky Mountains and the low-lying prairies likely come to mind. Wait, why the prairies though? Surely not many Canadians think about forestry in Alberta as a prominent provincial industry? That makes sen...