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Standing Tall with Canada’s Forest Workers on International Day of Forests

March 21, 2019 Op Eds No comments

By Derek Nighbor – President and CEO, Forest Products Association of Canada   March 21 is International Day of Forests, as declared by the United Nations. It is a time for us to celebrate our forestry families, forestry communities, and our country’s world-leading approach to how we manage our forests – one of our country’s […]

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February 20, 2019 Op Eds No comments

by Derek Nighbor, president & CEO Forest Products Association of Canada The transformation that is happening in Canada’s forest products sector is not limited to the new technologies we see in our forests and at our mills, nor in the new global markets we are reaching.  It is also reflected in the changing face of our workforce. […]

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September 24, 2018 Op Eds No comments

About one-third or roughly 3.5 million square kilometres of our country is made up of forest, more than nearly any other country on earth. National Forest Week (September 23-29) provides an opportunity to recognize how Canada’s forest sector has become an international model for sustainable forest management, conservation, and fighting climate change – not to […]

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Position available: Vice President, Communications

September 12, 2018 Op Eds No comments

Ottawa, ON Canada Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is proud to be the leading voice of one of Canada’s largest and growing sectors, representing Canadian wood, pulp and paper producers nationally and internationally. Canadian forestry is at the forefront of innovation and export, employing Canadians in hundreds of forest-dependent communities from coast to coast. […]

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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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