Minister’s Statement Regarding the Ontario Tree Seed Plant

Toronto – Today, the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Jeff Yurek released the following statement:

“After hearing concerns related to the closure of the Ontario Tree Seed Plant and consulting with my colleagues, I have directed my ministry to review the closure decision.

We will be taking the time to hear from stakeholders, including sitting down with the tree nursery industry and other interested parties as part of this review.

I am committed to taking a closer look at the details of the situation and making sure decisions are made in the best interests of the people of Ontario.”