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Shane Vermette

Executive Director, Forestry Development

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.


Meadow Lake Tribal Council is building a biomass power generation plant at their NorSask sawmill in Meadow Lake. To be completed in January 2022, the plant will convert wood waste into renewable energy and help to create jobs and economic growth for MLTC members and northern Saskatchewan.

Forestry Sector Information

Learn more about opportunities in Saskatchewan's forestry industry.

Forestry location with truck and timber


Significant timber available for new mill investments.

Large pile of sawdust


Significant volume of oven-dried tonnes of wood biomass available for new investments.

Map of North America highlighting Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Forest Products Buyers’ Guide

 

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

 

Saskatchewan Factory

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.

 

Saskatchewan Economic Overview Brochure

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.

 

Saskatchewan worker holding piece of wood

 

Incentives and tax credits

 

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

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I’m here to help. Contact me about the forestry opportunities in Saskatchewan.


Shane Vermette

Executive Director, Forestry Development 

forestrydevelopmentbranch@gov.sk.ca

306-930-8701