Government of Canada Recognizes Biomass as Key Player in Clean Energy Transition – New Brunswick Set to Capitalize on Opportunities 

Fredericton, November 22, 2023 – Forest NB Executive Director, Kim Allen, released the following statement:  “Forest NB commends the Government of Canada for its forward-thinking approach with the decision to include forest biomass as an eligible source of clean energy under the Clean Technology and Clean Electricity Investment Tax Credits (ITCs). This policy change, announced…

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Developing the workforce of tomorrow: New Forestry Equipment Operator Training (FEOT) program

As a province renowned for its abundant forest resources and commitment to environmental stewardship, New Brunswick recognizes the critical need for skilled professionals who can operate forest harvesting equipment efficiently and safely, to ensure the forest’s integrity while maximizing harvest production. The development of a Forest Equipment Operator Training Program is a pivotal step towards…

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Opinion: Collaboration for the Future of our Forests

We can all agree on the important role forestry plays in the economy of New Brunswick by providing jobs and income for thousands of people across the province and supporting dozens of communities around the province. The sector in New Brunswick is older than anywhere else in Canada and continues to thrive thanks to a…

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2022 Year in Review: Growing Opportunities in New Brunswick Forests

A key indicator of strength in the forest sector, much like the forests themselves, is resilience and adaptability in the face of challenge. On the heels of a global pandemic and rapidly changing global markets, the forest industry continues to translate challenges into opportunities. As climate change accelerates, we must acknowledge the important role our…

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