"One of the most interesting things about the forest sector is we're a very dynamic sector, and over the last hundred years, we continue to do new things in new ways and lead the global innovation revolution," said Catherine Cobden, Executive Vice President of the Forest Products Association of Canada, an advocacy group for the forestry sector.
QUEBEC CITY – The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, today announced new, additional support as part of Canada's comprehensive strategy for enhancing innovation and competitiveness in Canada's forest industry. The Minister made the announcement while delivering keynote remarks at the World Conference on Timber Engineering in Quebec City.
In the first broad-scale estimate of air pollution removal by trees nationwide, U.S. Forest Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms.
Green dream intern gains first-hand valuable, paid experience in the forestry industry with Millar Western.
CPAWS is pleased to have received a 4-star rating, the highest mark given, from Charity Intelligence Canada, in its new charity ratings released today. Out of the 400 charities rated, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society is one of only 72 charities, and one of three national environmental organizations, to receive top marks based on excellence in financial transparency, accountability to donors and cost-efficiency.