Group lobbies for change to provincial forestry strategy

Northern Ontario Business
October 26, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada East

The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) has outlined five recommendations to strengthen the province’s forestry sector ahead of 2018 budget planning. OFIA released a pre-budget submission on Oct. 25, in conjunction with its Forestry Advocacy Day at Queen’s Park, where OFIA staff and board directors met with ministers and members of provincial parliament. “On OFIA’s Forestry Advocacy Day, and every day, we want to acknowledge the vital role that forestry plays in our communities”… commented OFIA president and CEO Jamie Lim in a news release. “We have presented the challenges in forestry in Ontario, provided a path full of opportunities to grow the sector, and now we look forward to working with all three parties to make Ontario’s forest sector stronger.”

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