Feds invests $295K in two NB Indigenous forestry projects – Canadian Biomass

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Feds invests $295K in two NB Indigenous forestry projects – Canadian Biomass

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2018340 Views

December 20, 2018

Dec. 20, 2018 – Two Indigenous forestry projects in New Brunswick have received $295,000 in funding from the federal government.

According to a news release, Tobique First Nation will receive $255,000 over multiple years to establish a forest-based community business that will create jobs and increase revenue in the community. So far, the funds have supported a detailed analysis of Tobique’s manufacturing options, which led to the purchase of a sawmill in Perth-Andover, N.B. The next phase of funding will help establish standard operating procedures at the mill, training in grading and stamping lumber, and management succession planning.

Read More: https://www.canadianbiomassmagazine.ca/sustainability/feds-invests-$295k-in-two-nb-indigenous-forestry-projects-7178

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