The City of Pembroke was founded by the "Lumber Barons" and logging prospectors who first began logging the region in the early 1800's. Today, over 100 forest companies make their home in Renfrew County, which has identical boundaries to the Ottawa Valley Sustainable Forest Licence area.
Forest industry of Renfrew County supports nearly 4,500 jobs:
2,055 direct jobs - 19.3 per cent of regional goods-producing sector employment
1,069 indirect regional jobs
1,295 indirect provincial jobs
Primary wood manufacturing over ten times provincial average
To learn more about the Wood Products producers in the Ottawa Valley, click here.
"Green Jobs in Ontario"
This short video highlights the important role the forestry industry plays in our area.
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