Forestry Highlights, 2015
Forest Fires Forest Management Insects
Number of fires Area Burned
(hectares)
Wood supply
(thousands of cubic metres)
Roundwood Harvested
(thousands of cubic metres)
Area Harvested
(hectares)
Area Defoliated and Beetle-Killed Trees
(hectares)
Canada 7 140 e 3 861 647 e 225 966 e 160 541 e 779 577 e 17 631 825e
Newfoundland and Labrador 128 3 958 2 974 1 392 7 360 85 921
Prince Edward Island 5 3 460 e 371 e 2 760 e 75 e
Nova Scotia 247 516 8 300 e 3 749 34 777 e 458 e
New Brunswick 221 262 9 054 e 9 363 83 345 4 700 e
Quebec 384 3 380 45 257 28 559 202 060 e 6 321 420
Ontario 668 39 310 30 309 e 15 829 131 688 896 935
Manitoba 459 68 105 8 814 e 1 496 e 10 686 e 1 484 218 e
Saskatchewan 720 1 721 912 8 218 3 712 e 17 416 e 428 955
Alberta 1 898 p 466 330 p 34 129 p 28 064 p 96 538 p 3 237 625 r
British Columbia 1 858 280 738 78 264 67 970 192 615 4 562 433
Yukon 185 e 169 843 e 187 17 e 150 e 95 248 e
Northwest Territories 245 646 955 ... 18 e 182 e 513 837 e
Nunavut ... ... ... ... ... ...
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Estimated by the Canadian Forest Service or by Statistics Canada