Government Commitments: Environment

Exploring Theme: "Forest Management"

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January 30, 2024


Ontario Supporting Growth and Innovation in the Forest Sector

NationTalk: THUNDER BAY – The Government of Ontario is supporting economic growth and creating jobs with the second phase of funding under the new Forest Biomass Program. The $9.4 million investment will develop the untapped economic potential and environmental benefits of new and emerging uses of underutilized wood and mill by-products, collectively known as forest...

December 18, 2023


A First Nations-owned company’s focus on forest rehabilitation through wildfire risk reduction and fibre utilization

NationTalk: Prince George Daily News: Central Chilcotin Rehabilitation Ltd. (CCR), a First Nations-owned and operated company, has been making significant strides in the forest industry through their participation in wildfire risk reduction, stand rehabilitation and fibre utilization projects. CCR is a joint venture between the Tŝideldel First Nation and Tl’etinqox Government, both Tsilhqot’in Nation communities,...

December 7, 2023


Atikamekw community signs relationship framework with provincial government

An Atikamekw community in northern Quebec recently signed a relationship framework with the Quebec government in order to manage forestry and other economic activity in and around the community. First Peoples Law Report: Waterloo Region Record – An Atikamekw community in northern Quebec recently signed a relationship framework with the Quebec government in order to...

August 30, 2023


New forest management strategy aims to restore balanced outcomes for the environment, society and economy

NationTalk: FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government released a new forestry management strategy today that aims to restore balance and fulfill a commitment to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes for the environment, society and the economy through a focus on conservation, sustainable forest management principles, and economic development. “Today, New Brunswick is in the unique position...