Forests are a big part of life in Quebec. In economic terms, this sector generates nearly 90,000 direct jobs paying $3.2 billion in wages. Some commentators are worried about what lies ahead for our forests. What is really happening? Will we soon be facing a shortage of wood? Is greater intervention by public authorities likely to lead to a more sustainable use of Quebec forests?
Links of interest
Sources and examples used in the Economic Note (in French only): Comment assurer le développement durable de nos forêts?
Summary of an MEI Economic Note on Quebec’s forest management policy: How can we ensure the sustainable development of our forests?