Forest Products Association of Canada

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Request for Proposal – Forest Sector Labour Market Information – Web Application Tool Development 2.0

June 11, 2018 Op Eds No comments

1 INTRODUCTION The Forest Products Association of Canada is seeking a vendor/service provider who will develop, enhance and upgrade a bilingual Labour Market Information (LMI) web application tool for the forest products industry. Ownership of the final product remains with the Forest Products Association of Canada. The objective of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is […]

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Request for Proposal – Bilingual Project Coordinator For FPAC Labour Market Information Project

June 8, 2018 Op Eds No comments

TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Background GENERAL CONDITIONS Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure Firm’s Proprietary Information Conflict of Interest Verification of Proponent’s Proposal Liability for Errors Right of Rejection Cost of Proposals Proposal Validity Period Right to Cancel PROPOSAL INSTRUCTIONS AND TIME FRAMES Intention to Bid Proposal Delivery RFP Questions Oral Presentation FPAC’s Right to Visit Premises Schedule of Events […]

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Tall Wooden Buildings Reaching New Heights

September 16, 2016 Op Eds No comments

You won’t read about it in the sports section any time soon, but a number of Canadian cities are competing in a high-stakes global race that will directly affect more than 200 of our communities. The cities – including Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Québec – are competing in an amazing race against a number of cities […]

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From Laggard to Leader

October 28, 2015 Op Eds No comments

  THE CANADIAN FORESTRY SECTOR’S VIRTUOUS CYCLE ON CLIMATE CHANGE by David Lindsay, President and CEO, The Forest Products Association of Canada Droughts from California to British Columbia. Record-breaking   temperatures in Central Canada. Fires in Saskatchewan—all blamed on climate change. Yet as angst grows about the impact of climate change, so do fears that curbing […]

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Message to New Government: Canadian Forest Industry Will Help Reach Your Economic and Environmental Goals

October 23, 2015 Op Eds No comments

By: David Lindsay, President and CEO, Forest Products Association of Canada *En anglais seulement* With the federal election now behind us, the new Prime Minister can and must promote the economy and the environment in the first few weeks of his mandate.  The foundation for both future economic stability and environmental sustainability will be laid […]

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CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY: Understanding Labour Productivity in Ontario and Quebec 2000-2013

July 10, 2015 Op Eds No comments

Download the FPAC Summary of the Labour Productivity Study (PDF) In May, 2014 the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) released a report commissioned by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards (CSLS) on the national picture of labour productivity growth in the forest products sector from the years 2000-2012.  The report, A Detailed […]

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Where we’ve come and where we’re going

July 10, 2015 Op Eds No comments

The following is a speech given by David Lindsay, President and CEO of FPAC, at the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers, in Thunder Bay. Minister thank you for that introduction and good morning to all. I am very pleased to be here on behalf of the Forest Products Association of Canada. I’ve been asked to […]

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