Timmins looks to establish forestry training centre
September 28, 2015 – Municipal officials and industry stakeholders are working together to investigate the possibility of establishing a forestry training centre in Timmins, Ont.
By Andrew Macklin
According to Northern Ontario Business, Mayor Steve Black has already discussed the idea with both Natural Resources Minister Bill Mauro and Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle.
The Centre would help train skilled workers for employment in forestry. The Centre would work to eliminate the growing need for skilled workers as the industry continues to rebound from the recent recession.
The next step will be a meeting with industry stakeholders and government officials to determine oppportunities to move the project forward.
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