Canada is a forest nation! With approximately 40% of our total area covered with forests or other wooded land, our forests play a vitally important role in supporting healthy communities.

March 21 is International Day of Forests, as declared by the United Nations. It is a time for us to celebrate our forestry families, forestry communities, and our country’s world-leading approach to how we manage our forests – one of our country’s most important and renewable resources.

The transformation that is happening in Canada’s forest products sector is not limited to the new technologies we see in our forests and at our mills, nor in the new global markets we are reaching.

The Canadian forestry sector has become a leader in clean energy and clean tech, both in industry and communities it serves.

Canada was built on forestry. Today, over 600 communities across rural and northern Canada continue to rely on a strong and sustainable forest products sector to support our environment, good jobs, and vibrant towns and cities.

Caribou are well adapted to Canada's boreal forest, but the danger to all specialists is change. And much change has come to caribou ranges in Alberta.

Every year the Government of British Columbia leads a delegation to Japan and China in an effort to support and grow the market for BC wood products.

November 11th marks Remembrance Day, a time to remember those who have served in the armed forces—including a little known group called the Canadian Forestry Corps.

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