Our partners are the organizations who have had an impact on Bluewater Wood Alliance’s ability to organize, provide services and make a difference to the wood products manufacturers in Soutwestern Ontario. We gratefully acknowledge the Province of Ontario for its continuing support. We also thank the following towns for supporting the BWA with grants to help us develop: Town of Brockton, Town of Hanover, Municipality of Arran-Elderslie, Municipality of West Grey, plus the counties of Grey and Bruce, who have been valued partners from the start of this project. Here are some other supporting organizations who have made a difference:
Conestoga College – the Woodworking Centre of Ontario at Conestoga College offers undergraduate technician, technologist and degree programs in industrial woodworking, as well as training programs for industry.
Ministry of Natural Resources, Ontario
Our major funding partner has committed to helping the Bluewater Wood Alliance to organize and provide services to its members for the first two years.
The County of Grey is a family of distinctive communities which values its heritage, natural beauty, clean, healthy environment and rural lifestyle. As the fourth largest county in Ontario, Grey County is home to more than 92 thousand residents.
BC Wood is a not-for-profit trade association that has represented British Columbia’s value-added wood products industry for over 25 years. It is an industry-led association with a membership base of 120 specialty wood manufacturers and a board of directors that represents every value-added sector in every region of the province.