Annual forest products sales of over $1 billion and the sector supports nearly 8,000 direct and indirect jobs.

Ron Dunn, Edgewood Forest Products, Chief Operating Officer, explains how Saskatchewan’s sustainable and growing forestry industry delivers for investors and employees.

"We had a strong belief there was a good business opportunity in Saskatchewan that was under-realized in forestry, which helped launch Edgewood in Carrot River, Sask."
- Ron Dunn, Chief Operating Officer, Edgewood Forest Products

Forestry Sector Information

Learn more about opportunities in Saskatchewan's forestry industry.


Saskatchewan’s forestry industry currently has the mill capacity to utilize approximately 80% of the AAC, leaving 2 million cubic metres of timber available for new mill investments.


First Nations and Métis people comprise over 30% of the workforce, by far the largest percentage of Indigenous forestry employees in Canada.

Saskatchewan Forest Products Buyers’ Guide

Key information about Saskatchewan forest products to buyers around the world.

 

Investment

Strong government support for development and growth of the forestry sector, including opportunities within the emerging bio-economy and other value-added forest products.

 

Economic overview

Saskatchewan is one of the most cost-effective locations in North America to do business. Read a summary of our economy, the GDP and capital investments.

 

 

Incentives and tax credits

A number of tax credits and incentives are available to encourage growth in Saskatchewan's manufacturing sector.
 

Talk to us

Talk to us

Interested in learning more about forestry opportunities in Saskatchewan? Contact Shane Vermette.


Shane Vermette

Executive Director, Forestry Development 

forestrydevelopmentbranch@gov.sk.ca

306-953-3797