Forest Products Association of Canada

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Statement of the Forest Products Association of Canada Regarding IEA Report Containing Flawed Data

November 9, 2009 Press Releases No comments

The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently released its Energy Technology Transitions for Industry report calling on governments and manufacturers to consider low-carbon technologies as part of their climate change strategies. While the IEA has a role to play in advising the G-8 and other nations on strategies for the “next industrial revolution”, the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) believes it is doing so with flawed data and suspect assumptions.

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CANADIAN FORESTRY LEADER URGES AMBITIOUS GLOBAL ACTION TO END DEFORESTATION

October 20, 2009 Press Releases No comments

Avrim Lazar, President and CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and Chair of the United Nations Advisory Committee on Paper and Wood Products (ACPWP), came out today in strong support of the WWF’s call-to-action to stop global deforestation saying the challenge could go even further by including a call to end illegal logging – one of the key contributors to global deforestation.

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Rebooting the Economy has a Natural Solution

June 2, 2009 Press Releases No comments

Avrim Lazar, President and CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today called on governments to look beyond the current economic crisis in preparing Canada for what promises to be a more competitive, resource-hungry global marketplace of the future.

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