The Sustainable Forestry Initiative and PLT Canada welcome the Fall Economic Statement investments in green jobs and two billion trees
December 01, 2020
Kathy Abusow, President and CEO of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), made the statement below following the delivery of the Government of Canada’s Fiscal and Economic Update delivered on Monday, November 30:
About the Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Across Canada, SFI works with local communities, resource professionals, conservation groups, Indigenous communities and others to improve lives and advance mutual understanding about the long-term benefits of sustainably managed forest resources. Importance is given to education, training and employment of natural resource professionals, including youth, women, residents of rural communities, and Indigenous people.
About Project Learning Tree Canada
Since 2018, PLT Canada has supported youth in over 3,600 Green Jobs across Canada working across the forest sector, Indigenous communities, academia, conservation organizations, and non-profits. The organization believes in a society that values and benefits from sustainably managed forests and the great outdoors and is committed to using trees and forests as windows on the world to inspire action and grow future forest and conservation leaders.
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