For over 150 years, Canada’s forest sector has adapted to shifting economic conditions, markets, and patterns of natural disturbances like forest fires and insect outbreaks.

Review a short history of how the forest sector in Canada has evolved since before Confederation. And read articles about how innovation, new opportunities for Indigenous peoples, science and systems behind modern fire management and citizen science are transforming the sector so this country’s forests continue to play a crucial role in the lives of Canadians for the next 150 years and beyond.