Mandate – OR – What is VFM?

The Vermilion Forest Management Company Ltd. (VFM) is a partnership of eight companies licenced by the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) to harvest timber on Crown land in the Sudbury Forest.

VFM’s primary duties are to:

As the Sustainable Forest Licence holder for the Sudbury Forest, VFM is responsible for:

The company was formed in 1997 and is owned by the following logging companies:

Domtar Inc.
Eacom Timber Corporation
Gervais Forest Products Ltd.
Goulard Lumber (1971) Limited
G.W. Sutherland Contracting Company Ltd.
H&R Chartrand Lumber Limited
Lahaie Lumber Limited
N’Swakamok Forestry Corporation

See the VFM Partners page for more details.