Perry Bellegarde says now that the election for the leadership of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is over, it is time to be united and work together.
Did you know that Canadian forest products exports are up 10 per cent this year, that forest products are Canada’s number one export to Asia and the industry makes up 12 per cent of Canada’s manufacturing GDP?
Federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq is committed to holding a meeting in the new year with her provincial counterparts to talk about species at risk.
On the list of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 for 2014 determined by Women’s Executive Network are Anne Giardini, president of Weyerhaeuser Co. and Nancy Marcus corporate vice-president, consumer marketing with Kruger Products.
On Friday night CPAWS co-hosted a hugely successful ”Nature Needs Half” event with two international organizations -- the WILD Foundation and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). Word on the street is that it was the fun event of the Congress so far! Hundreds of people showed up, and Canadian hip hop artist Baba Brinkman pumped up the crowd with songs from his “Rap Guide to Wilderness”.