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NEW for CIF-IFC members! Save with TD Insurance Meloche Monnex / NOUVEAU pour les membres de l’IFC-CIF ! Économisez avec TD Assurance Meloche Monnex

Le message français suit. Enjoy preferred rates on your home and car insurance.  Our members deserve great benefits! You could be eligible for preferred insurance rates through TD Insurance Meloche Monnex. They can help you save money and get coverage that fits your needs. Here are just some of the 30+ ways you could save: […]

Call for Proposals! Forest Capital of Canada 2024 / Appel à propositions ! Capitale forestière du Canada de 2024

Le message français suit. We are now accepting proposals for the Forest Capital of Canada Designation for 2024!  Established in 1979, the Forest Capital of Canada program focuses on the valuable role forests play in the socio-economic and environmental health of our communities – past, present and future. Originally delivered by the Canadian Forestry Association, […]

Call for Nominations! CIF-IFC National Awards Program / Appel de candidatures ! Prix nationaux de l’IFC-CIF

Le message français suit. We are now accepting nominations for the 2023 CIF-IFC National Awards Program! Each year the Canadian Institute of Forestry presents a number of Awards in recognition of outstanding and unique achievements in forestry in Canada. Recipients may earn distinction through demonstration of exceptional accomplishments in the field of forestry. Be sure […]

CIF-IFC receives funding to establish the first national and interactive view of urban forestry geospatial data in Canada

(Version française disponible) The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to announce the launch of an innovative project focused on urban forestry geospatial data after receiving funding support from Natural Resources Canada, under the 2 Billion Trees Program. The project, Open Urban Forests – Establishing the First National View of Urban […]

Inspiring confidence and pride – CIF-IFC is interviewed by Business View Magazine

The CIF-IFC was interviewed by Business View Magazine for their focus on Sustainable Forest Management in their November 2022 issue. Click here to view the digital magazine, with CIF-IFC’s Feature beginning on page 19. Click here to view the CIF-IFC’s Feature on the Business View Magazine website.     Date posted: December 7, 2022

Winners announced for the 2022 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 2022

We invited youth to participate in a Canada-wide youth drawing contest for National Forest Week 2022! We received over 400 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 in each age […]

Winners Announced for the 2022 National Forest Week Poetry Contest

To celebrate National Forest Week (NFW) 2022, the Canadian Institute of Forestry invited youth to participate in the 1st Annual NFW Poetry Contest. We received a number of entries demonstrating impressive creativity, expression and imagination. The Contest theme was: “How do forests connect with the world, your local community, and/or yourself?” After careful review, we are pleased […]

CIF-IFC defends Canadian greenhouse gas emissions reporting

CIF-IFC defends Canadian greenhouse gas emissions reporting Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Nature Canada have released a report stating that Canada’s logging emissions are equivalent to those from oil sands operations. Additionally, they assert that Canada does not clearly report emissions from the forest sector. In their report, NRDC and Nature Canada claim that […]

Winners Announced for the 2022 National Forest Week Photo Contest

  A sincere thank you to everyone who entered our 3rd Annual NFW Photo Contest. We received a number of entries showcasing Canada’s vast forest landscapes, demonstrating immense talent and creativity. Stay tuned for the next NFW Photo Contest in 2023!

Statement from the CIF-IFC on Hurricane Fiona Devastation in Eastern Canada

Statement from the Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) on Hurricane Fiona Devastation in Eastern Canada (Version française disponible) Mattawa, ON – September 29, 2022 – The CIF-IFC would like to send our thoughts and best wishes to the communities, families, and people in Eastern Canada impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Fiona. We […]