Join us at the Newfoundland & Labrador Forestry Sector Workforce Summit
October 19, 2022
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland
St. John’s, Newfoundland
This one-day ‘summit’ will present and launch the Attraction and Retention Strategy for the Newfoundland and Labrador Forestry Sector. The strategy discusses the status of the forestry workforce, gaps and opportunities, and outlines a comprehensive path forward for the sector.
In addition, the summit will feature presentations covering a variety of workforce issues and solutions for the Newfoundland-Labrador forestry sector.
“The actions proposed as part of the strategy are inherently collaborative and require that the sector and its stakeholders come together to make a stronger forest industry a reality.” - Bill Dawson, Executive Director, NL Forest Industry Association
Check out our schedule of incredible speakers, as well as information on how to register.
Our Forests | Our Future
Attraction and Retention Strategy Project Contact:
Executive Director, Canadian Woodlands Forum
NLFIA Media Contact:
About NLFIA – NL Forest Industry Association
The NL Forest Industry Association (NLFIA) represents 96 percent of the province's commercial forest resource production. Valued at $383 million annually and providing direct and indirect employment to over 5,000 people, the sector contributes significantly to the rural economy of Newfoundland and Labrador. Established in 2017, the Association's founding members believe collaboration and partnerships are key to strengthening, growing, and transforming the forest industry in the province.
Advocacy, Education and Promotion are the primary functions and strategic areas of focus for the Association.