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Archives for the ‘Tree Talk Blog’ category - 2015

Print this so you can understand and remember it better!

November 30, 2015 Tree Talk Blog No comments

by Phil Riebel, President, Two Sides North America Originally published by Two Sides North America: http://www.twosidesna.org/US/Print-this-so-you-can-understand-and-remember-it-better Two Sides recently released a new survey into the preferences of consumers for printed versus digital communications.  Here are our favorite results: 88% of respondents believe that they understand and can retain or use information better when they read […]

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The Voice of Canada’s Forest Industry Internationally

November 16, 2015 Tree Talk Blog No comments

by David Lindsay, President and CEO, FPAC The major focus of public policy debate in Canada these past several months has been the federal election. As the voice of the forest products industry in Canada, FPAC has been active in promoting our industry to all candidates of the three main political parties. We have communicated […]

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Linda Eriksson Headshot, Swedish Forest Industries Federation

Swedish Forest Delegation Visit to Canada

November 2, 2015 Tree Talk Blog No comments

By Linda Eriksson, Advisor – Forest Policy, Swedish Forest Industries Federation In late September we left Sweden with a delegation from the Swedish Forest Industries Federation (SFIF) and some of our member companies to visit Canada. Sweden is a very small country in comparison to Canada and we need to be aware of what is […]

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Kate Lindsay, Director of Biology, FPAC

CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR IS “FOR THE BIRDS”

October 13, 2015 Tree Talk Blog No comments

By Kate Lindsay, Director of Conservation Biology, Forest Products Association of Canada Earlier this summer, I had the opportunity to spend time in Algonquin Park with family and friends. In my case, I was particularly fortunate (thanks to my 1-year old) to experience the early morning chorus of birds that call Canada’s forests (managed and […]

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Michelle Brownlee, Sustainable Prosperity

Exploring the links between natural capital and productivity through the lens of the Forest Products Sector

September 28, 2015 Tree Talk Blog No comments

By Michelle Brownlee, Sustainable Prosperity Sustainable Prosperity, in partnership with the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and others, recently launched a research project to explore links between productivity and natural capital.  You can learn more about the project here. This 2-year research project looks at how our environmental and economic successes are linked – […]

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Susan Murray photo

“Fillers” – The 1958 Version of Twitter

July 30, 2015 Tree Talk Blog No comments

By Susan Murray, Vice-President Public Affairs, Forest Products Association of Canada Whether it be the poetic “paper is the vehicle of thought” or the more prosaic “fibres in wood are called pulp”, they are among the one-line twitter-length “fillers” put together in 1958 by the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association, the precursor to FPAC. It’s […]

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Forestry Ministers from Across Canada Meet in Northwestern Ontario

July 20, 2015 Tree Talk Blog No comments

​by David Lindsay, President and CEO, Forest Products Association of Canada One of the most beautiful summer spots in Canada is the Lake-of-the-Woods area in North Western Ontario.  Kenora, on the shores of Lake of the Woods, was an ideal location for a policy summit on forestry innovation.  Minister Greg Rickford invited Forestry Ministers from […]

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Policy and Canada’s Forest Products Industry

July 14, 2015 Tree Talk Blog No comments

by Julie Cafley, Vice-President, Canada’s Public Policy Forum As vice-president of Canada’s Public Policy Forum, I have the privilege of working with and learning from Canada’s most prominent thought leaders. My work with Forum often centers on Indigenous issues and Canadian natural resources. Canada has a proud history of protecting its forest resources. Since the […]

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Canada’s Forest Products Industry: Growing a Greener Tomorrow

June 18, 2015 Tree Talk Blog No comments

?by David Lindsay, President and CEO, Forest Products Association of Canada As the voice of the Forest Products Industry of Canada in Ottawa, FPAC works closely with politicians, public servants, academics and stakeholders from other industry associations.  We have strong partnerships with environmental groups and Aboriginal associations.  We also participate with other public policy organizations […]

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