Forest Edge

Interested in Ontario’s Forest Bioeconomy?

Are you a potential investor wanting to learn more about the forest industry or looking for vetted information to help build your business case and support your decision-making? Or are you just keen to learn more about this fascinating economic development story?

Forest Edge has what you need!

Access the tools

Forest shapes

Our geo-spatial tools place forestry data at your fingertips

from detailed forest information and fibre supply models to regional infrastructure, demographic and market access, and business support mechanisms.

Identify potential opportunities throughout the province

as you investigate our projects and the successfully funded new developments in the Forest Technology Commercial Acceleration Program.

Developed by Ontario’s Centre for Research & Innovation in the Bio-economy (CRIBE)

Promoting economic development and investment opportunities in Ontario, Forest EDGE provides investors with decision-supporting tools and information related to the province’s forest resources.

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Forest Information Reference Encyclopedia

Learn more about Ontario’s forest practices, policies, and existing industry through these interactive maps and dashboards.

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Economic Fibre Supply Model

Forest inventory information and potential facility locations help you estimate delivered fibre costs.

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Suitable Utility Infrastructure Tool

Demographic, market access, regional infrastructure, and business support for investments.

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Wood at Work Site Selection Tool

A dynamic site selection tool for the attraction of new bio-economy business in Ontario.