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NIEFS 2015 Forestry Employer Forum Video

Watch NIEFS 2015 Forestry Employer Forum.

City of Campbell River Forestry Sector Profile

Campbell River is the hub for the coastal forest industry on Northern Vancouver Island, serving both public and private forest lands and an access point for experienced labour and forest industry contractors as well as business and sector support services within the region.

My Vancouver Island North

Information and resources on living and working on Vancouver Island North.

Strategic Sectors Study Regional District of Mount Waddington 2015

The report was developed using available data and research, stakeholder input, and the guidance of a steering committee consisting of broad representation across the RDMW (local government, First Nations, School District, Community Futures Mount Waddington, Chambers of Commerce).

The Greenest Workforce

This is the goto place to learn about the many different occupations and skills needed in the forestry and natural resource management field.

Canadian Forests

Canada's National Forestry Page. Look here for job postings, employers and other comprehensive industry links. Also check out their Employment Ad's and Forestry News.

Strategic Natural Resource Consultants Inc.

Strategic Natural Resource Consultants Inc. is a professional consulting firm specializing in natural resource management and has offices in Campbell River (head office), Port McNeill and Nanaimo.

Western Forest Products

Western Forest Products Inc. is an integrated Canadian forest products company and the largest coastal British Columbia woodland operator and lumber producer


International Forest Products Limited is one of the Pacific Northwest's largest producers of wood products and they have an office in Campbell River.

Holbrook Dyson Logging Ltd.

Is a full service stump to dump logging contractor on northern Vancouver Island with the head office located in Campbell River.

Harmac Pacific operates a Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft (NBSK) pulp mill located in Nanaimo.

Deciding on a career in forestry? Find what the professions are, how to launch your career and apply, where to attend continuing education, self-assessment compency tests, papers and reports and send a resume to their job center.

Forestry Friendly Communities

For more than a century, the forest sector has fueled our coastal economy and shaped our communities. Today, people and businesses across BC’s coastal region depend on transportation networks and other services developed for our forest sector.

BC Council of Forest Industries

The Council of Forest Industries is the voice of the British Columbia interior forest industry. COFI companies operate about 100 production facilities in over 60 forest dependent communities in the interior of BC.

BC Truck Loggers Association

The Truck Loggers Association is the official voice of independent forest contractors located throughout BC's coastal region.

Click on "Careers in Wood" to get the lowdown on wood related careers, education and industry. 

Government resources and info for the BC Forest sector and other natural resource operations.

The British Columbia Forest Safety Council was created as a not-for-profit society dedicated to promoting forest safety in the sector.

Vancouver Island University - Forest Resource Technology Program

VIU - Fundamentals of Forest Harvesting Practices

North Island College - Coastal Forest Worker Certificate