The Economic Social Political and Cultural Dimensions of Forest Dependence in Eastern Manitoba

The objectives of the study are to:

  • Document the levels of local employment income generated by the forestry industry in eastern Manitoba and Interlake,
  • Identify and enumerate the participants in the industry,
  • Categorize the value-adding initiatives derived from forestry and determine the benefit they bring,
  • Determine the demographic characteristics of the people working in the industry and the benefits to them and
  • Discuss future levels of production and their impacts on the people of these areas.