Manitoba Model Forest

Forest Communities Program

Canadian Model Forest PartnersCanada's forest sector and forest-dependent communities are facing unprecedented challenges. The forest sector is dealing with issues such as rising energy costs, a strong Canadian dollar, new international competition and reduced timber supplies. Communities that depend on the forest sector are feeling the cumulative impact of these challenges. The new Forest Communities Program (FCP) will help these communities develop the tools, approaches and strategies that they need to respond to the new challenges facing Canada's forest sector.

The FCP has four main objectives:

For more information on the Forest Communities Program visit the Canadian Forest Service website at: http://www.cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/index/fcpgm