Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada

June 27, 2014 15:21 ET

PHOTO ONLY: Minister Rickford Meets With Provincial and Territorial Forest Counterparts

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 27, 2014) -

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The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, participates in meetings with his provincial and territorial counterparts at the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) meetings in Calgary, Alberta. Ministers agreed to work together on key opportunities for Canada's forest sector, including innovation and supporting Aboriginal participation. The Minister highlighted the success of our government's investments in forest sector innovation and other targeted initiatives that are supporting Canada's forest industry, making it more competitive in the global marketplace and supporting skilled jobs for Canadians.

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