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Central Canada SFI Implementation Committee

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' values.

Earth RangersEarth Rangers
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 healthy habitats.
Tovah Barocas
Earth Rangers

Invasive Species Centre Invasive Species Centre
January 11, 2019

"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"

Tracey Cooke
Executive Director
Invasive Species Centre

Workplace Safety North 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.”

Tom Welton
Director, Industrial
Workplace Safety North

CCSIC FPInnovations FP Innovations
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.,
Acting Research Manager

CCSIC OFIA 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."

Jamie Lim
President and CEO

Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Great Lakes Forestry CentreNatural Resources Canada
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 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 in Ontario."

Chris Walsh
Director, Forests Branch, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

CIF-IFC 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

Lakehead University Faculty of Natural Resources ManagementLakehead University
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 AssociationManitoba 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."

Patricia Pohrebniuk
Executive Director

Manitou Lumber 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."

Dale Kaemingh
General Manager
Dryden District Conservation Club Inc.Dryden District Conservation Club
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.

Confederation College Confederation College
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 Forestry 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

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