Parliamentary Committees are part of the process
When I speak with people about what I do at the Forest Products Association of Canada, I tend to get two, almost contradictory, reactions.
First, almost everyone is genuinely interested in the forest sector. But I also notice another reaction. People drift away from me at family gatherings and other social functions if I talk about the details of what we actually do to lobby for the forest industry in Ottawa.
People are interested in the forest industry; they just don’t have much interest in the process of lobbying government.
In this week’s blog I want to tell you about one example of what we do on a regular basis in Ottawa on behalf of the forest sector. But I warn you―it is usually at this point at a party when people say to me that they have to re-fill their glass.
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