Saskatchewan First Nations form group to advance forestry opportunities
January 11, 2019
By Ellen Cools
According to paNOW, the Alliance will direct forest management licenses and commercial arrangements on over four million cubic metres of Saskatchewan’s annual allowable cut.
The agreement also aims to address the gap in Saskatchewan’s forest industry after Weyerhaeuser closed the Prince Albert Pulp Mill in 2006. “It becomes really challenging to have an integrated forest operation when there’s nobody to take the hardwood,” Robert Finacati, CEO of Montreal Lake Business Ventures, told paNOW.
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