Forestry

The B.C. Forestry sector is engaged in many interconnected activities, from forestry and logging to the manufacture of advanced wood and paper products. B.C. is known for its world-class sustainable forest management and environmental practices; this includes taking a leading role in the development of innovative processes to convert wood fibre into electricity, plastics, solvents, lubricants, and replacements for fossil fuels.

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Sub-industries

Forestry and logging
Paper manufacturing
Support activities for agriculture and forestry
Wood product manufacturing

Sector Labour Market Partnerships Program

The Sector Labour Market Partnerships (SLMP) Program helps industry and employers understand and respond to changing labour market demands. Under the program, partnership-led projects can apply for funding to address broader sector and regional labour market issues.

Council of Forest Industries Strategic Plan – January 2017 
B.C. First Nations Forestry Sector Engagement Report – April 2017
BC Value-added Wood Products Sector Engagement Report – July 2017 

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