Community Engagement

The Alliance

Since 2019, OFIA has participated in a strategic forestry coalition (the Alliance), partnering with the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association, Unifor, Ontario Mining Association, Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek, United Steelworkers, Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, Ontario Prospectors Association, Rural Ontario Municipal Association, Timmins Chamber of Commerce, Ontario Fur Managers Federation, Town of Hearst, Red Rock Indian Band, Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities, Anishinabek Nation, Ontario Waterpower Association, and the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters.

Since its founding, the Alliance has continually expanded and advocated for the wise use of Ontario's forest resources and economic development of northern and rural communities.