Forest Products Association of Canada

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Forest sector Seeks Federal Partnership to Improve Competitiveness, Accelerate Innovation and Ensure a Healthy Forest of the Future

August 9, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has shared with the federal government its recommendations to enhance Canadian competitiveness, accelerate innovation, and ensure future forests remain healthy in its 2019 pre-budget submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance. To support family-supporting jobs in rural and northern Canada, and to ensure a vibrant Canadian […]

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TRADE RULING ON GROUNDWOOD PAPER & NEWSPRINT WILL HURT WORKERS AND WEAKEN BUSINESSES, SAYS FPAC

August 3, 2018 Press Releases No comments

The U.S. Department of Commerce has imposed final anti-dumping and countervailing duties of up to 20.26% (combined) on imported Canadian uncoated groundwood paper and newsprint – a ruling that will hurt workers, weaken businesses, and increase costs for the consumer, says Forest Products Association of Canada. FPAC, the voice of the Canadian forest products sector, […]

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FPAC JOINS INDIGENOUS DAY LIVE CELEBRATION

June 21, 2018 Press Releases No comments

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to participate as a partner organization during the Indigenous Day Live celebration, Saturday, June 23rd in Ottawa. The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) will be hosting Indigenous Day Live simultaneously in Winnipeg, Toronto, and Ottawa via a live 5-hour TV broadcast, which will showcase talent from […]

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RESOURCE JOBS ARE KEY TO STRONG COMMUNITIES, SAYS NIGHBOR

June 19, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Canadian industries will continue to work with Ottawa in the hope of addressing cross-border trade issues and regulatory challenges that impact their competitiveness. However, industry leaders also have an opportunity to put their respective sectors on a stronger competitive-footing, according to Derek Nighbor CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada – who will be […]

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COMPETITIVENESS AND SEIZING OPPORTUNITIES, THE CENTERPIECE FOR DISCUSSON AT FCM CONFERENCE

May 31, 2018 Press Releases No comments

How Canada’s business community and municipalities can work more closely together to support vibrant and strong communities will be front and centre at this year’s Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Annual Conference and Trade Show in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Derek Nighbor, CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) says the issue of industry […]

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FPAC PRESENTS FOREST COMMUNITY CHAMPION AND PARTNER AWARDS

May 23, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Ottawa, Ontario – Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) honoured industry partners – each exemplifying the true meaning of partnership, in Ottawa today. “The Canadian forest industry employs more than 230,000 people in over 600 communities, from remote villages to our largest cities – in all regions of the country – and it also has […]

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FPAC SALUTES FOREST INDUSTRY’S BEST AND BRIGHTEST IN NATION’S CAPITAL

May 23, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Ottawa, Ontario – The Forest Products Association of Canada honoured a series of national award winners for their extraordinary contribution to the forest sector during an industry trade luncheon attended by industry leaders, partners, and government representatives in Ottawa today. The Canadian forest sector directly employs more than 230,000 people in over 600 communities, from […]

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FPAC STATEMENT ON UNCOATED GROUNDWOOD AND NEWSPRINT DUTIES

March 14, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Last night, the U.S. Department of Commerce imposed preliminary anti-dumping duties up to 22.16% on imported Canadian uncoated groundwood paper (newsprint). On behalf of the workers in our sector, Forest Products Association of Canada is disappointed in this outcome and strongly believes that these duties are completely unjustified and represent a costly and losing proposition […]

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FPAC STATEMENT ON UNCOATED GROUNDWOOD AND NEWSPRINT DUTIES

March 14, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Last night, the U.S. Department of Commerce imposed preliminary anti-dumping duties up to 22.16% on imported Canadian uncoated groundwood paper (newsprint). On behalf of the workers in our sector, Forest Products Association of Canada is disappointed in this outcome and strongly believes that these duties are completely unjustified and represent a costly and losing proposition […]

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