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New allowable annual cut levels set for Haida Gwaii management units

VICTORIA – Effective immediately, British Columbia’s chief forester, Diane Nicholls, has set new allowable annual cut (AAC) levels for the Timber Supply Area (TSA) 25 and Tree Farm Licences (TFLs) 58 and 60 on Haida Gwaii. The new AAC for the TSA is 398,000 cubic metres. The new AACs for TFL 58 and TFL 60 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202046 Views

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Government of Canada Approves the NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. 2021 System Expansion Project

From: Natural Resources Canada October 20, 2020                                     Ottawa, Ontario                              Natural Resources Canada Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, announced that the Government of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2020172 Views

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Alkali Resource Management receives 2020 Indigenous Business Award – CFI

Alkali Resource Management (ARM), owned by the Esk’etemc First Nation which manages 80,000 hectares of land south of Williams Lake, B.C., has won a 2020 Indigenous Business Award. The award is given by the B.C. Achievement Foundation. According to The Williams Lake Tribune, the company will be celebrated in November through a series of digital […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202060 Views

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Growing Alberta’s forest industry

Alberta’s government is implementing the Forest Jobs Action Plan, helping to create opportunities for more investment and jobs in our forest industry. The Government of Alberta is assigning more forest tenure through an open, competitive process that maximizes economic, environmental and community benefits, as well as benefits to local Indigenous communities. “We know that forests […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2020123 Views

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AB Government: Building a bold and diverse natural gas industry

A new plan for diversifying and growing Alberta’s natural gas industry will position the province as a post-pandemic powerhouse for responsible energy development. The Natural Gas Vision and Strategy is a key part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan and shares the actions Alberta’s government will take to grow the sector and seize emerging opportunities for clean […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2020206 Views

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Energy and Mines Ministers Focus on Economic Recovery

From: Natural Resources Canada Canada’s energy and mines ministers concluded their annual conference with a shared vision to ensure the economic recovery attracts investment and supports the long-term competitiveness of the Canadian energy and mining sectors. Co-chaired by the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and the Honourable Ranj Pillai, Deputy Premier and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2020128 Views

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Anishinabek Nation leadership and youth honoured and recognized for contributions to Indigenous forestry – Anishinabek News

October 6, 2020 OTTAWA — Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief Edward Wawia and M’Chigeeng youth Hunter Corbiere were recently recognized with Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) 2020 Awards of Excellence. Wawia was one of four FPAC Forest Community Champion Award recipients and Corbiere was one of three FPAC Skills Award for Indigenous Youth recipients […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2020101 Views

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After interim licenses, First Nations group calls for long-term license to manage forest in traditional lands – CBC

The Ogoki Forest is located within the traditional lands of Aroland, Eabametoong and Marten Falls Sep 28, 2020 A First Nations-owned resource management group in northwestern Ontario is calling on the provincial government to grant them a long-term license to manage a forest that is located within their own traditional lands. The Agoke Development Corporation (Agoke)—which […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2020181 Views

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Red Rock band’s Ed Wawia heralded as national forestry champion – Northern Ontario Business

Northwestern Ontario strongly represented at national forestry awards Anishinabek Nation Deputy Grand Council Chief Edward Wawia of the Northern Superior region was recognized as one of four national Forest Community Champions. He was one of three people from northwestern Ontario who received national recognition from the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) at its virtual annual […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202097 Views

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Indigenous company pitches province for forest management licence – Northern Ontario Business

Agoke Development Corp, Nakina Lumber expect fibre demand, job and training opportunities to grow A northwestern Ontario First Nation forest management company say it’s high time Queen’s Park delivered a long-term licence for the Ogoke Forest. “In order to unleash the full economic potential of our First Nation communities and businesses, we need a long-term […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 2020114 Views

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