Forest Products Association of Canada

Archives for the ‘Press Releases’ category - 2015

FOREST INDUSTRY WELCOMES PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE

December 14, 2015 Press Releases No comments

TREES AND PRODUCTS MADE FROM WOOD ARE PART OF THE SOLUTION December 14, 2015 OTTAWA: The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased with the landmark global climate deal reached in Paris including its recognition of the fundamental role played by the world’s forests. Nearly 200 countries, including Canada, have agreed to hold the […]

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PARIS CLIMATE CHANGE TALKS FOCUS ON ROLE OF FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY

December 1, 2015 Press Releases No comments

December 1, 2015 OTTAWA: The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased that the United Nations Climate Change Conference now underway in Paris has designated today as Forest Action Day to consider the contribution of forests and forest products to climate change solutions. Prince Charles and others at the Paris meeting are today talking […]

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STUDY UNDERSCORES IMPORTANCE OF FORESTS AND FOREST PRODUCTS IN MITIGATING CLIMATE CHANGE

November 19, 2015 Press Releases No comments

November 19, 2015 OTTAWA: The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is applauding an issues paper released by the Canadian Climate Forum that documents how forests and products made from tree fibre will play an increasingly critical role in the transition to a low carbon economy. The study “Contributing to Climate Change Solutions” authored by […]

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FOREST PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY CEO

November 17, 2015 Press Releases No comments

November 17, 2015, OTTAWA: The Chair of the Board of Forest Products Association of Canada, Curt Stevens, today announced that Paul Lansbergen will be taking over as acting President and CEO of FPAC as of December 14th, 2015. Lansbergen will replace the departing CEO, David Lindsay, who held the leadership position for the last three […]

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TWO ABORIGINAL YOUTH WIN FOREST INDUSTRY SKILLS AWARDS

October 28, 2015 Press Releases No comments

October 28, 2015 TORONTO The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) in partnership with the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) today awarded the Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth to Taylor Wale and Patrice Bellefleur. Wale is a 22-year old woman from the Gitxsan First Nation studying Natural Resource Conservation in the Faculty of Forestry […]

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Trans-Pacific Partnership: an Important Boost for Canada’s Forest Industry

October 5, 2015 Press Releases No comments

October 5, 2015, Ottawa: The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased with the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) as it could pave the way to further diversifying markets and expanding exports. The comprehensive trade agreement reached with 12 countries was announced in Atlanta today. “The forest products industry in Canada has always […]

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BC LOGGING COMPANY HONOURED WITH ABORIGINAL BUSINESS AWARD

September 24, 2015 Press Releases No comments

September 24, 2015 VANCOUVER: The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) are pleased to announce that LTN Contracting Ltd., the largest timber harvesting contractor in the Prince George area of British Columbia, has won this year’s FPAC-CCAB  Aboriginal Business Leadership Award. The company, represented by Troy Young, […]

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NATIONAL FOREST WEEK PUTS FOCUS ON CANADA’S GROWING FOREST SECTOR

September 21, 2015 Press Releases No comments

September 21, 2015 Ottawa: As the voice of Canada’s forest industry, the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is proud to celebrate National Forest Week in Canada, September 20-26, 2015 and remind Canadians about the economic importance of the forest sector. National Forest Week is a weeklong celebration of our forests and the vital role […]

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Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement gets Global Attention

September 8, 2015 Press Releases No comments

September 9, 2015 Ottawa: The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is celebrating the international recognition for the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA) at the World Forest Congress now going on in Durban, South Africa. An interactive side event called From Conflict to Collaboration featured a huge 8 by 11-metre floor map of Canada’s boreal […]

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