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National Forest Week celebrates industry’s job and environment trend-setting initiatives

September 19, 2016 Press Releases No comments

National Forest Week September 18-24, 2016 The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) says the industry will mark National Forest Week by celebrating the industry’s huge impact on the economy and jobs, contributions to tackling climate change and sustainable forest practices. Derek Nighbor, FPAC’s CEO, announced today that the association will highlight these contributions during […]

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LAUNCH OF ABORIGINAL BUSINESS AWARD FOR FOREST INDUSTRY

September 8, 2016 Press Releases No comments

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) today announced that nominations are open for the 2016 Aboriginal Business Leadership Award. The $5,000 award recognizes and celebrates First Nations entrepreneurs for their success in a forest products business that exemplifies business leadership, exceptional environmental and safety performance and […]

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Forest Products Sector, Federal Government Announce New Job Matching Tool

June 16, 2016 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada and the federal government are proud to announce the launch of a new, first-of-its-kind online tool to help match job openings at Canadian forest products companies with job seekers, and provide detailed labour market information about the sector. The new tool, called The Greenest Workforce Job Match Tool, will provide […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY-Forest Products Association, Minister Mihychuk To Make Announcement

June 15, 2016 Press Releases No comments

Media are invited to participate in an online press conference about future employment in Canada’s forest products sector. The event will involve the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour MaryAnn Mihychuk.   When: Thursday, June 16, 2016                11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EST   Where: thegreenestworkforce.ca/index.php/live […]

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FPAC Applauds Government’s Commitment to Innovation

June 15, 2016 Press Releases No comments

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauded the federal government’s launch Tuesday of an innovation agenda, calling it a critical pillar for the Canadian economy and the future of the $65-billion forest products sector. Derek Nighbor, FPAC’s CEO, said the forest products sector will be leaning more than ever on innovation in the coming […]

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FOREST PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2016 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

June 10, 2016 Press Releases No comments

June 10, 2016 – Ottawa: The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s 2016 Green Dream Internship program. Ten students will receive a scholarship and their choice of an iPad mini or GoPro to help them blog this summer about their adventures as interns in Canada’s forest […]

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FPAC WELCOMES FOREST MINISTERS’ INNOVATION ACTION PLAN

June 9, 2016 Press Releases No comments

June 9, 2016, Ottawa: The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today welcomed the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers’ (CCFM) new Innovation Action Plan, calling it an “important step” towards a low-carbon economy. Following an all-day meeting yesterday in Dawson City, Yukon on the future of Canada’s forests and forest products sector, the CCFM announced […]

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FOREST INDUSTRY JOINS CCFM ON SKILLS AWARD FOR ABORIGINAL YOUTH

May 30, 2016 Press Releases No comments

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is proud to join the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) to open up nominations for two Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth as part of an effort to encourage more Aboriginal workers to consider careers in the forest sector. FPAC started handing out an annual skills award to […]

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FOREST INDUSTRY WELCOMES SIGNING OF LANDMARK CLIMATE CHANGE AGREEMENT

April 21, 2016 Press Releases No comments

Canada’s Forest Sector Intends To Do Its Share April 21, 2016-OTTAWA: The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and other forest groups around the world welcome the official signing of the United Nations agreement on climate change that was reached late last year in Paris. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is among world leaders in New […]

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