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FPAC Welcomes Agency Decision on Supply Chain Congestion Issues

April 16, 2019 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes the Canadian Transportation Agency’s recent findings around rail service delivery in the Vancouver corridor. Canada’s forest products sector relies on an efficient and reliable transportation system to move its products throughout Canada and to global markets. Over the past two years, system congestion through the Lower Mainland of […]

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Canada’s Forest Sector Applauds Investments in Skills and Innovation

March 19, 2019 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the federal government’s commitment to skills development and innovation in Canada’s forest products sector. Today’s budget commits more than $250M in funding to bolster Canada’s forest products industry, which employs more than 230,000 Canadians. “Today the government signaled that it recognizes and supports the transformation taking place in […]

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Forest Sector Pays Tribute to Victim of Ethiopian Plane Crash

March 11, 2019 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada President and CEO Derek Nighbor issued the following statement today upon learning that Peter deMarsh, a life-long advocate of the Canadian forest sector and woodlot owners, was among those who perished in Sunday’s crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane: “The forestry community lost an incredible man this weekend.  Peter dedicated […]

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FPAC Announces Second Annual Awards Of Excellence Program

February 21, 2019 Press Releases No comments

February 20, 2019 – Ottawa: Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) announced that its Awards of Excellence luncheon will take place this year in Vancouver on May 9th. The second annual event recognizes and celebrates the men and women who have made special contributions to strengthen Canada’s forest products sector and our forestry communities.   […]

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Forest Products Association of Canada Launches #TakeYourPlace Campaign

February 11, 2019 Press Releases No comments

Celebrating Achievements and Promoting Opportunities for Women in Canada’s Forest Sector   Monday, 11 February 2019 – Ottawa: Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is proud to be participating in the United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Established in 2015, this global initiative promotes equal access to science education, training, and […]

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LAUNCH OF INDIGENOUS BUSINESS LEADERSHIP AWARD

January 31, 2019 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) today announced that nominations are open for the 2019 Indigenous Business Leadership Award. The $5,000 award recognizes and celebrates Indigenous entrepreneurs for their success in a forest products business that exemplifies business leadership, environmental and safety performance, and product quality. The […]

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FOREST INDUSTRY AND CANADIAN COUNCIL OF FOREST MINISTERS OPEN APPLICATIONS FOR EIGHTH ANNUAL SKILLS AWARDS FOR INDIGENOUS YOUTH

January 31, 2019 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) are proud to open applications for the eighth annual Skills Awards for Indigenous Youth program. Since 2012, FPAC’s Skills Awards for Indigenous Youth has been recognizing exceptional Indigenous youth who go beyond to support their communities and contribute to the forest […]

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Job Posting – Environmental Analyst

January 30, 2019 Press Releases No comments

Position Type 6 months term contract between April 1st to September 30th 2019 Reports To Director, Environment and Regulatory Affairs About FPAC FPAC provides a voice for Canada’s wood, pulp, and paper producers nationally and internationally in government, trade, and environmental affairs. The $69-billion-a-year forest products industry is one of Canada’s largest employers operating in […]

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FPAC WELCOMES CANADIAN KRAFT PAPER AS ITS NEWEST MEMBER

January 23, 2019 Press Releases No comments

Today, Derek Nighbor, President and CEO of Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), announced that Canadian Kraft Paper Industries Ltd. is joining FPAC as its newest member. Canadian Kraft Paper Industries Ltd. is an integrated kraft pulp and paper mill located in The Pas, Manitoba, 620 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg. The mill has been in […]

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Forest Sector Applauds Government’s Decision to Proceed with Supply Chain Investigation

January 14, 2019 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes today’s federal decision to have the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) investigate supply chain failures in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland. Canada’s forest products sector relies on an efficient and reliable transportation system to move our products through Canada to global markets. Over the past two years, system congestion through […]

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