Tree Frog Forestry News

New GM for First Nation logging company

Northern Ontario Business
April 15, 2019
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada East, Canada

A struggling northwestern Ontario Indigenous-owned logger has a new boss at the helm. Steven Young is the new general manager of Maygwayyawk Forestry Services LP(MFS), a subsidiary company of White Lake Limited Partnership, the business development arm of Pic Mobert First Nation. In an April 15 news release from White Lake, Young is introduced as a professional forester possessing all the right tools in forestry management and business acumen to take the company in a new direction. His background is with the Ministry of Natural Resources and, most recently, with Domtar in Dryden, where he oversaw all the forest management planning, annual work schedule preparation, and handled administration for the Wabigoon Sustainable Forest Licence.

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