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Evolution of Forest Policies in Canada

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The Canadian constitution divides authority for forest and forest industry development between federal and provincial governments and has led to serious jurisdictional disputes and fragmented policy decisions. Cooperation and trust are required for formulating policies for rational forest development and for mutual well-being of provinces.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Forest Economist and president of the consulting firm of E.A.F. Wetton and Associates Ltd., Victoria, British Columbia

Publication date: September 1, 1978

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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