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Diversity: A Blueprint for our Future Forests – Blog by Dana Collins, Canadian Institute of Forestry

March 21, 2019 Tree Talk Blog

Canada is a forest nation! With approximately 40% of our total area covered with forests or other wooded land, our forests play a vitally important role in supporting healthy communities. Our vast forested area that spans coast to coast supports biodiversity, provides essential ecosystem services, acts as a cornerstone of economic prosperity, provides recreational and […]

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Diversity Strategies in Action

March 8, 2019 Tree Talk Blog

Message from Tanya Wick, Tolko, VP People and Services Does the diversity strategy in your workplace amount to posters in the lunchroom? I hope not. Don’t get me wrong – I believe communication has an important role to play in shifting culture and increasing diversity. But if our strategies start and finish with communication campaigns, […]

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Flushing out the Truth about our Canadian Forests

March 5, 2019 Tree Talk Blog

A US-based environmental lobby group recently released a misleading report about tissue and toilet paper that takes aim at Canadian forests and forestry workers. It marks yet another attack on Canadian natural resource jobs and rural and northern towns by U.S. special interests who simply do not understand how carefully and sustainably we manage our […]

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Our Wish List for Canadian Forestry in 2019

December 21, 2018 Tree Talk Blog

The debate about the future of Canada’s natural resources has dominated 2018. While our friends in the oil and gas sector have been at the centre of the discussions and protests, the challenge is being felt by all of us working in the natural resources sector – from chemistry to forestry to mining. Why is […]

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Paying Tribute to the Canadian Forestry Corps

November 9, 2018 Tree Talk Blog

On November 11th, Canadians will pay tribute to the men and women who have served our country during times of conflict and honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice – in order for all of us to enjoy the freedoms we have today. What many people may not be aware of is the story of […]

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