By Cam McAlpine
Those of us involved in the forest products manufacturing sector already knew how important the industry is to the provincial economy. But did we know how important? How does adding $12 billion to the province’s bottom line (GDP) sound? What about the fact that fully one quarter of all manufacturing jobs in BC are in the forest sector? And did you know that our province has more forests covered by third-party certification than any other COUNTRY in the world? These are just some of the stats revealed in brilliant form by the Northern Development Initiative Trust in a new infographic. Check it out. And then tweet it out — let everyone know.