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Supporting the next generation of middle-class workers in the green sector

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Modernized Strategy will serve young Canadians facing barriers to employment July 12, 2019 Thunder Bay, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada By helping young Canadians gain the skills and experience they need for a fair chance at success, we are helping to ensure Canada’s continued prosperity by investing in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201912 Views

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New Billboard Celebrates Northwestern Ontario Forest Sector

DRYDEN, ON, June 26, 2019  – The newest billboard under the It Takes a Forest public awareness initiative was unveiled today in Northwestern Ontario. Representatives from local sponsors including the Central Canada SFI Implementation Committee (CCSIC), Domtar Inc., Resolute Forest Products, and Dryden Forest Management Company Ltd. joined Scott Jackson, Director of Indigenous and Stakeholder Relations […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201913 Views

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Ontario Proposing Multi-Line Carp Fishing

Province to Increase Opportunities for Resident and International Anglers June 13, 2019 TORONTO — The Ontario Government is working for the people by taking steps to expand recreational fishing opportunities in the province. The government is proposing to allow resident recreational anglers and those visiting the province to use multiple lines when fishing carp from […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201911 Views

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FSC launches new standard to address today’s most pressing issues facing Canadian forests

Toronto, ON June 3, 2019 –The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) is proud to announce the launch of a comprehensive new standard for responsible forest management in Canada. After five years of rigorous consultation with industry, environment, and social stakeholders and indigenous groups, the new standard targets the most pressing issues threatening Canadian forests today, including […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 201910 Views

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Ontario Invests In Hats For Hides Program

Making it easier for hunters to be responsible stewards May 14, 2019 The Ontario Government is working for the people by making it easier for hunters to be responsible stewards of our natural resources. Today John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, along with Jeff Yurek, MPP for Elgin-Middlesex-London, announced that the province is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201921 Views

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CCA: Integrated Approaches to Natural Resource Management Key to Canada’s Continued Prosperity

A new expert panel report from the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) finds that conventional methods of natural resource management haven’t kept pace with the scale and complexity of 21st century problems. It concludes that we know enough to act on integrated approaches to engagement, planning, and decision-making that will protect the health and competitiveness […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 201931 Views

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The Drift: A vested interest in natural resources – Northern Ontario Business

March 22, 2019 Entrepreneurially minded Pic Mobert First Nation takes its place in industrial services For generations, Pic Mobert First Nation’s economic situation was no different than many Indigenous communities across Canada: on the outside looking in at natural resource development. The northwestern Ontario Ojibwe community of 300 was surrounded by an abundance of valuable […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2019282 Views

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Canada’s Forest Sector Applauds Investments in Skills and Innovation

March 19, 2019 Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the federal government’s commitment to skills development and innovation in Canada’s forest products sector. Today’s budget commits more than $250M in funding to bolster Canada’s forest products industry, which employs more than 230,000 Canadians. “Today the government signaled that it recognizes and supports the transformation […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201935 Views

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Tłı̨chǫ Government response to Dene Nation press release

Behchokǫ̀ NT (March 5, 2019) Tłı̨chǫ Government today responded to and clarified certain aspects of a March 1, 2019 press release issued by Dene Nation concerning the proposed NWT Forest Act. The Dene Nation press release states that the Dene are “unanimously” opposed to the proposed Forest Act.  Dene Nation also condemns the process by […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 201943 Views

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Woodland caribou, Indigenous dialogue to be highlights of FSC Canada’s new standards – Canadian Biomass

March 4, 2019 – A new standard for sustainable forestry in Canada is almost ready to come into effect, says the Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) Canadian chapter. The Policy and Standards Committee of FSC International has conditionally approved the national Forests Management Standard put forth by FSC Canada in September 2018. Among the chief highlights of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 201956 Views

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