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The State of Canada’s Forests Annual Report

State of Canada's Forests 2021

Canada’s forests provide a wealth of environmental, economic, social and cultural benefits to Canadians. Through careful monitoring and planning, Canada’s forest sector manages for the long-term health of its forests, both safeguarding these benefits in the face of challenges and finding new opportunities in a changing world.

The State of Canada’s Forests: Annual Report provides current information on trends, statistics and stories related to sustainable forest management in Canada to ensure forests across the country remain healthy for future generations.

Information published within the report is comparable to that reported by other countries participating in the Montréal Process. Canada also uses some of this information to report on United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the United Nation Global Forest Goals. The State of Canada’s Forest Annual Report will continue to be an accurate, comprehensive and authoritative source for information on Canada’s forests and forest sector.

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Sustainability indicators in Canada’s forests and forest sector

To ensure the long-term sustainability of Canada’s forests and forest sector, comprehensive data and transparent reporting is critical. The following sustainability indicators provide data and analyses about the past, current, and future trends in Canada’s forests and forest sector.


These stories provide a snapshot of some of the current challenges and opportunities facing Canada’s forests and forest sector and provide insight into where the future may lead.

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