|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
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'
|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
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 management"
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 and Forestry
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
Director, Forests Branch, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and
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 general
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 learning."
- 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 Implementation Committee."
|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 Club Inc.
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
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 Branch
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 Stewardship