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Meet the 4 youth we’re sending to the Forests Ontario Annual Conference

February 11, 2020

PLT Canada is supporting four youth living in Ontario to attend the Forests Ontario Annual Conference from February 13 -14 in Alliston, Ontario. These outstanding youth were selected for their demonstrated passion for forestry and desire to contribute to a more sustainable future. The youth will participate in a student…


CANNEXUS20: Helping youth on their Green Career Pathways

February 06, 2020

By Tara Topping, Career Education Manager PLT Canada recently attended Cannexus20, a national career development conference, to connect with youth and career professionals about exciting jobs in the forest and conservation sector. Opening the door to green jobs in forestry and conservation We were there to highlight how green jobs…


Paying It Forward

February 05, 2020

By Lucas DePerry, Intern, Indigenous and Youth Relations, PLT Canada My earliest memories I spent the first years of my life in my family’s home community of Ginoogaming First Nation #77 in Northern Ontario. Some of my earliest memories are of being on the land and checking snare traps with…


New PLT Canada website provides better access to information and tools

January 16, 2020

PLT Canada has rapidly grown since it launched in 2017. We’ve placed over 2,000 youth into green jobs, supported more than 200 employers, and are currently developing whole new programs, like mentorship, career counseling, and environmental education resources. These services deserve a good home – a place where youth, employers,…


Financial support available to attend Forests Ontario Conference

January 16, 2020

PLT Canada is looking to support five youth living in Ontario to attend the Forests Ontario Annual Conference from February 13-14 in Alliston, Ontario. The scholarship will be an all-expenses paid opportunity for enthusiastic youth aged 18-30 who are interested in a career in forestry. Don’t miss this chance to network, meet…


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