• First Nations and the Forest Sector in Ontario

    First Nations and the Forest Sector in Ontario

    For most of the past 100 years Ontario’s forest sector has been dominated by the pulp and paper industry.  Large companies like Abitibi, Domtar, EB Eddy, Avenor, Boise Cascade, and Great Lakes, that operated many large mills across Northern Ontario, held most of the forest licences, largely controlled the direction,…

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  • Forest products industry trends

    FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY: TRENDS AND CREATIVE DESTRUCTION

    Forestry and the forest products industries have a long history in Canada. Canada has 347 million hectares, or nine percent of the world’s total forested area¹. In 2015, forestry sector exports represented nearly 7% of Canada’s total exports for the year2. Canada is a leading producer of newsprint, northern bleached…

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