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 for National Forest Week 2021. The below article appeared in the National Post and on 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 […]

Thinking of Canadians during wildfire season

On behalf of the CIF-IFC, we would like to send our thoughts and best wishes to the communities, families, and people affected by, and to all those deployed to battle the wildfires from coast to coast. Wildland fire services are one of the many important branches in the field of forestry, and we want to […]

We stand in solidarity with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada

The CIF-IFC stands in solidarity with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada. Our thoughts continue to be with the Indigenous communities during this time of national grieving. We encourage Canadians to take the time to reflect and learn more about all aspects of our country’s history and heritage and how we can evolve – be informed […]

Special Announcement: The new CIF-IFC logo is finally here!

Drum roll please… After an immense amount of hard work, collaboration, and a thorough creative process, the CIF-IFC brand refresh is officially complete! We are excited to debut the new, refined, elegant, and forward thinking CIF-IFC logo! The new icon represents a multitude of symbolisms and meanings, reinforcing our mandate to maintain and promote the […]

CIF-IFC DOES A Q&A AS PART OF mediaplanet’s national Future of Our Planet campaign

The Essential Service That’s Protecting Our Future: Our Forest Sector – CIF-IFC does a Q&A with Mediaplanet as part of the The Future of Our Planet campaign, published in the National Post and online on in alignment with Earth Month/Earth Day 2021. The below article appeared in the National Post and on on March 31, 2021. The Essential Service That’s […]

New ‘Free to Grow in Forestry’ microsite launched to promote inclusiveness and diversity in Canada’s forest sector

The Canadian Institute of Forestry / Institute forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) and the Centre for Social Intelligence (CSI) are pleased to announce the official launch of Free to Grow in Forestry, a microsite that communicates to all stakeholders in the forest sector the resources developed through the Gender Equity in Canada’s Forest Sector National Action […]

The CIF-IFC acknowledges the Government of Canada’s commitment to fight climate change through nature-based solutions

The Canadian Institute of Forestry / Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to see the commitment of the 2 Billion Tree Planting Program in the Government of Canada’s Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19: Fall Economic Statement 2020 released on November 30, 2020. Click here to access the full media release. L’IFC-CIF reconnaît l’engagement du gouvernement du Canada […]