Posts Tagged ‘Joe Oliver’
Filed under: Forestry
Federal Government May Extend Forestry Innovation Initiatives Programs
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jan 30th, 2012
Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver told reporters this week that the federal government may extend innovation programs designed to help the forest industry adjust to the challenges of a changing sector. “There may be a continuation of some programs that currently exist,” he said during a lunchtime speech at Paper Week in Montreal on Wednesday. "We should not underestimate the sector's resilience, the excellence of our forest products an...
Filed under: Bio-Energy
Canadian Government Invests $53.5 Million In Greener Forestry
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jul 26th, 2011
Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Joe Oliver, announced earlier this month that the federal government would invest $53.5 million to “advance the transformation and evolution of Canada’s forest industry.” The investment – which will be divvied up among 24 companies representing 28 pulp and paper mills across Canada – is part of a program the federal government introduced in 2009 called the Pulp and Paper Green Transformation ...