Jamie McRae Elected Chair of the Ontario Forest Industries Association

The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie McRae of McRae Lumber Company as the Chair of the Association, effective February 27th, 2024.

Mr. McRae will continue to lead the OFIA in its mission to promote the sustainable growth and prosperity of Ontario's forest products sector. With his extensive experience in the industry and dedication to innovation and sustainability, McRae is poised to drive positive change and foster collaboration within the forest products sector.

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Ontario Forest Industries Association Applauds Government's $60 Million Investment in Forest Biomass Program

The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) is pleased to announce its full support for the
Government of Ontario's recent commitment to inject $60 million into the Forest Biomass Program. This historic investment marks a significant step towards building a stronger forest sector in the province.


"Ontario’s multi-year commitment to the Forest Biomass Program is transformational for our industry," said Ian Dunn, President & CEO of the OFIA. "The OFIA has been impressed by the impact of the program in its first year. Ensuring the program’s long-term future will drive significant economic growth, create jobs, bolster forest sustainability, and accelerate us towards to a net-zero future."

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