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Forestry sector in Canada is growing with its innovation in new technology. Forestry industry is known for its resistance to large transformations (MegaFlorestais, 2017). A forum aimed for leaders within the forestry sector from countries with the most forested areas was continuously arranged. The most recent forum was organized in October 2017 in Canada. Sally Collins, who is the Co-Chair of the website called MegaFlorestais focusing on the public forestry industry’s leaders, attended the forum and noted her evaluations and perspectives via the blog on MegaFlorestais. Participants such as students from the University of British Columbia (UBC), FP Innovations (Canadian NPO), a representative from Brazil’s forest industry attended the forum. Together with FP Innovations, the UBC students presented new innovations and technologies to be used to come up with solutions for solving difficult issues like (i.e. monetary issues for forest monitoring). For the Brazilian representative, the idea was to help rural areas with technology to map boundaries for the properties.

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Like many forests in the world, there is conflict in are many types of conflicts in the province of British Columbia , of Canada for many types of conflicts. Those who waged war with each other all had claims over forest: “corporations with government contracts to conduct logging; NGOs looking out for the greater public interest; indigenous tribes who had never ceded their territory; and the provincial government who claimed ownership and mediated conflicts” (MegaFlorestais, 2017).

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Different representatives, who were stakeholders coming from the Great Bear Rainforest (GBR), came made up with the most successful group that was resolve the conflict over rights of land and forest use, according to Collins. Woods Wood use is one of the main issues that need to be solved and the management of forestry in British Columbia in the future should be improved. They shared their lessons learned at the conference and aimed for the global forestry sector (MegaFlorestais, 2017):

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