The Boreal Deal - A new era of joint leadership in the boreal forest


The Royal Canadian Geographical Society

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, one of Canada's largest non-profit educational organizations with more than 200,000 members, was founded in 1929. The mandate of the Society "to make Canada better known to Canadians and to the world" has not changed in over 80 years. Each issue of the Society's magazine, Canadian Geographic, is read by more than 3 million Canadians.

Executive Guidance Louise Maffett
Project Management Mary Jane Starr
Learning Resources Canadian Council for Geographic Education

Canadian Geographic

Canadian Geographic is a national magazine that is unapologetic about celebrating Canada. It is dedicated to uncovering and communicating stories about Canadian people, places, frontiers and issues (past and present) that Canadian magazine readers want. Owned by The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, the writing comes to life through stunning photography and elegant art direction. No Canadian magazine rivals Canadian Geographic's production values and the magazine connects with more than 3 million readers in Canada and abroad. Published for 80-plus years, the magazine comes out six times a year, complemented with an additional four issues of Canadian Geographic Travel.

Publisher André Préfontaine
Project Management Gilles Gagnier
Editorial Eric Harris, Rick Boychuk, Suzanne Morin, Susan Dickinson
Cartography Steven Fick, Chris Brackley
Content Development Michela Rosano Factchecking Mandy Savoie

Forest Products Association of Canada

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) works on behalf of Canada’s wood, pulp, and paper producers at both the national and international levels, representing industry interests on a wide variety of issues, particularly those related to the economy, trade, and the environment. For more information, please visit

Forest Products Association of Canada staff
The signatories of the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement


Project Management Megan Rancourt
Concept and Planning Erik Hagborg
Technical Development Eric Chantigny, Erin Fraser
Quality Assurance Elena Tsarapkina

Graphic Design Scott Acker

Translations Les Entreprises Hélène Bruyère

Map data sources

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC tenures, Caribou conservation planning areas, Biomass mills); Global Forest Watch Canada (Canadian protected areas 2008); Environment Canada (Caribou range, 2008); Brandt, J.P., 2009/Natural Resources Canada (Boreal extent); Natural Resources Canada (base map, relief, landcover); Globe map (Atlas of Canada, Natural Resources Canada)