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Canada’s Forests are Well Managed

The CIF-IFC Forest Advocacy Committee responds to recent media attention concerning the management of Canada’s boreal forest. The CIF-IFC would like to make it clear that Canada is a leader in sustainable forest management with some of the strictest laws for harvesting forests. Click here to access the full media statement.

The CIF-IFC stands in solidarity with the Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour communities against racism, hatred and violence.

The CIF-IFC stands in solidarity with the Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour communities against racism, hatred and violence. As the national voice of forest practitioners, we are committed to evolving the understanding of equity, diversity, and inclusion within the forest sector. We will continue to learn, listen, and engage. Much like forests, diversity is […]

CIF-IFC does a Q&A as part of the National Post’s Celebrating Canada’s Forests campaign for International Day of Forests 2020

Do You Know the True Value of Canada’s Forests? CIF-IFC does a Q&A with Mediaplanet as part of the National Post’s Celebrating Canada’s Forests campaign in recognition of International Day of Forests 2020. The below article appeared in the National Post on March 20, 2020. Do You Know the True Value of Canada’s Forests? As the national voice […]

FPAC & CIF Respond to Opinion Editorial in Globe and Mail

The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada & the Forest Products Association of Canada respond to Opinion Editorial in Globe and Mail. The following response appeared in the ‘Letters to the Editor’ section on September 23rd of the Globe and Mail. Re The Amazon’s Forest Fires Are A Global Peril – But So Are Canada’s (Sept. 7) […]

CIF-IFC National Forest Week 2019 Focuses on Canada’s Forests as Diverse Outdoor Classrooms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Version française disponible) September 17, 2019, Mattawa, ON – 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 22-28, 2019 and National Tree Day on September 25, 2019. “This nation-wide campaign is celebrated by many organizations […]

CIF Proud to Sponsor Commemorative Bench!

CIF is proud to be a sponsor of commemorative bench that serves to mark the efforts and role of the Newfoundland Forestry Corps in the First World War as well as the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit in the Second World War. Both of these organizations comprised of young and old foresters/loggers volunteered to work in […]

CIF Forestry and Cultural Tour of Ireland, May 12-18, 2019

Written by Margaret Symon, RPF, PCP – CIF Vancouver Island Section When asked why we had come to Ireland, the typical response was: “A forestry tour of Ireland? – well, that shouldn’t take too long.” True, Ireland’s forestry is now in its “infancy” phase. A thousand years ago and more, however, forests occupied most of […]

Tom’s Blog

All good things must come to an end as they say and so it is with my summer internship at the AFA. My final month here has continued to build upon some of the fantastic experiences I had had earlier on in the summer, all with the added advantage of being largely bug free! I’ve […]

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