Indigenous students earn top awards in forestry

Northern Ontario Business
November 23, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada East

Isabelle Males (left)

Forest Products Association of Canada acknowledges students from New Liskeard and North Bay. Isabelle Males, a member of Timiskaming First Nation who hails from New Liskeard, and Tristan Flood, a member of Matachewan First Nationwho hails from North Bay, each received the Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth during the Conference Board of Canada’s National Summit on Indigenous Youth and Natural Resource Development in Calgary. “Both winners have shown strong commitment to their communities, an impressive interest in their fields of study, and should look forward to rewarding careers in Canada’s innovative forest sector,” said Margaret Miller, natural resources minister for Nova Scotia, in a news release.

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