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CIF-IFC Applauds Government’s Priorities in the Speech from the Throne

The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased with the Government of Canada’s focus on Building a resilient economy: a cleaner & healthier future for our kids, as put forward in the Speech from the Throne on November 23, 2021. The Government has reaffirmed its commitment to fight climate change and protect […]

Winners announced for the 2021 National Forest Week Youth Drawing Contest / Les gagnant(e)s sont annoncés pour le concours de dessin pour jeunes de la Semaine nationale de l’arbre et des forêts 2021

We invited youth to participate in a Canada-wide youth drawing contest for National Forest Week 2021! We received over 200 entries displaying immense talent, creativity, and imagination, and it was inspiring to see the many different ways that youth are spending time in the forest! After careful review, we are pleased to announce the winners […]

CIF-IFC Defends Canadian Forest Carbon Quantification and Accounting

CIF-IFC Defends Canadian Forest Carbon Quantification and Accounting Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Nature Québec, Environmental Defence, and Nature Canada have released a report and technical report criticizing the Canadian forest carbon accounting processes immediately prior to the 2021 United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference (COP26). They assert either biased or inaccurate reporting of the […]

Sorting the Myths from Facts of Deforestation in Canada

In Canadian forestry today, one of the most significant and most misunderstood issues is deforestation. The internationally defined definition of deforestation is “the direct human-induced conversion of forest to non-forest land.”[1] Only 0.02% of Canada’s forested area has been deforested[2], yet there remain many misconceptions about deforestation. This article addresses those misconceptions and highlights sustainable […]

Winners Announced for the 2021 National Forest Week Photo Contest

To celebrate National Forest Week (NFW), the Canadian Institute of Forestry invited Canadians to participate in the 2nd Annual NFW Photo Contest from September 19-25, 2021. We received a number of entries showcasing Canada’s vast forest landscapes, demonstrating immense talent and creativity. After careful review, we are pleased to announce the top 5 winners: John Hoogendoorn David Brophy Daniel Brisbin […]

CIF-IFC shares how Canada’s diverse forests are connected to our everyday lives

Canada’s Diverse Forests Are Connected To Our Everyday Lives- CIF-IFC has submitted an article to Mediaplanet as part of the Protecting Canada’s Forests campaign, published online on innovatingcanada.ca for National Forest Week 2021. The below article appeared in the National Post and on innovatingcanada.ca on September 22, 2021. Canada’s Diverse Forests Are Connected To Our Everyday […]

National Forest Week 2021 – “Our Forests – Continually Giving” / Semaine nationale de l’arbre et des forêts 2021 – Nos forêts – « Elles donnent sans relâche » FR

CIF-IFC’s National Forest Week 2021 Theme Highlights the Connection Between Canada’s Diverse Forests and Our Everyday Lives The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is inviting all Canadians from coast to coast to celebrate National Forest Week (NFW) from September 19-25, 2021 and National Tree Day on September 22, 2021. Click here to […]

Forestry Answering UN’s “Code Red” Call to Action

As smoke from the raging forest fires seen across Canada is blanketing our skies and casting an orange hue on the sun, the old adage “where there’s smoke there’s fire” perfectly captures the severity of climate change and its close-to-home yet far-reaching impact. That severity was reinforced and highlighted by the United Nations (UN) in […]

The CIF-IFC will be receiving funding to help advance women and other underrepresented groups

The CIF-IFC is thrilled to be a recipient of this funding. In partnership with Centre for Social Intelligence and through the acceleration of our Free to Grow in Forestry initiative, these resources will support the advancement and employment of women and other underrepresented groups. Read the full press release below or click here. Over $1 million […]

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