|As part of our commitment
to recognizing the power of partnerships, the Central Canada SFI Implementation
Committee welcomes organizations that wish to participate on the
Committee as a Supporter. The SIC recognizes that a strong network
of local partners can inspire collaboration and present unique opportunities
for all involved.
SIC Supporters share goals with respect to the promotion
of sustainable forest management and the principles of the SFI Standard.
For more information on how your organization can become
an SIC Supporter, please contact your local Central Canada SIC member
company. A sample Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is available here for review.
This document is a sample only and can be customized to suit your organizations'
June 15, 2020
"Earth Rangers is proud to partner with the Central Canada SFI Implementation
Committee, with the goal of working together to educate children and families
about the importance of forests to people and wildlife, and the crucial role
that responsible forest management plays in fighting climate change and maintaining
"We appreciate the power of partnerships and recognize that a strong
network of local partners can produce collaboration and opportunity limited
only by our imagination"
Invasive Species Centre
January 11, 2019
Invasive Species Centre
Workplace Safety North
June 27, 2017
“Workplace Safety North is very pleased to partner with the
Central Canada SFI Implementation Committee, and to expand and enhance
health and safety in the forest products industry, and with independent
loggers, by sharing the latest information, resources, and leading practices
with the network.”
Workplace Safety North
January 10, 2017
"FPInnovations is pleased to be part of the Central Canada
SFI Implementation Committee network as it furthers our opportunity
to offer research and training and thereby contribute to the
growth and prosperity of a forest sector committed to sustainable forest
Glen Legere, ing.f.,M.ing
Acting Research Manager
Ontario Forest Industry Association
September 1, 2016
"The Ontario Forest Industry Association works hard to build
public awareness and understanding of the forest industry and the
responsible forest management of its members. Our partnership with
the Central Canada SFI Implementation Committee serves as a great opportunity
to further our communication network and promote Ontario's great track
record of sustainable management of its working forest."
President and CEO
|Natural Resources Canada, Canadian
Forest Service, Great Lakes Forestry Centre
November 10, 2014
"The vision of the Canadian Forest Service is to create
an innovative, globally competitive forest sector - rooted in sustainable
forests - creating prosperity for Canadians. Having our scientist
community partnered with the Central Canada SFI Implementation Committee
is a significant opportunity to communicate our current science and
maintain dialogue regarding the research needs of industry."
Dr. David Nanang,
Director-General, NRCAN, CFS & GLFC
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
February 6, 2013
"Ontario is committed to sustainable forest management
practices that ensure the long-term health of our forests.
The )MNRF supports the spirit of partnership and collaboration found
in the SIC network to foster the implementation of sustainable forest
management practices in Ontario."
Director, Forests Branch, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Canadian Institute of Forestry
January 29, 2013
"The Canadian Institute of Forestry - Institute forestier
du Canada is proud to work with SFI across Canada, through our new
grassroots network CIF-SEEK (Science-Extension-Educaiton-Knowledge).
By working together to promote and implement sound forest science
that informs policy, and improves planning and practice, we will succeed
in managing our forests to achieve ecological, social and economic sustainability."
- John F. Pineau
Chief Executive Officer President directeur
Faculty of Natural Resources Management
January 25, 2013
"The Faculty of Natural Resources Management at Lakehead
University is a proud supporter of the Central Canada SFI Implementation
Committee. Principles of the SFI standard align wonderfully
with our vision of a balanced approach to sustainable resource management
that is founded on collaboration, continual improvement and life long
- Dr. Ulf Runesson
Dean Faculty of Natural Resource Management
|Manitoba Forestry Association
January 2, 2013
"The Manitoba Forestry Association's Private Land Resource
Planning program is committed to sustainable resource management,
forest resource education and community economic development.
Our program recognizes the value of partnerships and the significance
of the SFI standard on private forest land in Manitoba. The
Private Land Resource Planning program is a proud supporter and will
work towards strengthening our partnership with the SFI Central Canada
Manitou Forest Products
December 11, 2012
"Manitou Forest Products is pleased to participate in
the partnership and collaboration of SFI Supporters. We are
encouraged by the possibilities of expanding our resource network while
concerning ourselves with responsible forest management and sustainability,
which are important to our long term viability."
|Dryden District Conservation
November 23, 2012
Kelley Pollock, President of the Dryden District Conservation
Club, proudly signed a Memorandum of Understanding, demonstrating
the club's support for the Central Canada SFI Implementation Committee
November 23rd 2012.
August 1, 2012
"Confederation College is proud to be a part of this network
of SFI Supporters spanning central Canada. Partnerships breed
effective research and development and our collaboration represents yet
another opportunity to work together and ensure our forests are managed
sustainably for generations to come."
- Colin Kelley
Director, Applied Research
Manitoba and Water Stewardship - Forestry
August 1, 2012
"Partnerships, collaboration and information sharing are
important to sustainable resource management for Manitobans.
There are SFI Certified forests in Manitoba and we are proud to be a
part of this network of supporters that spans Ontario and Manitoba."
- Jeff Delaney
Manager Forest Management, Conservation and Water