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CANADA GROWS ON TREES: CELEBRATING CANADA’S 150th

February 2, 2017 Press Releases No comments

Canada grows on trees. And as Canadians gear up to celebrate our nation’s birthday on July 1st Forest Products Association of Canada will be counting down 150 days by sharing 150 daily facts about our industry on Facebook and Twitter. The forest sector has played a vital role in Canada’s history since before Confederation and […]

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DUCKS UNLIMITED CANADA AND FORESTRY LEADERS LAUNCH INNOVATIVE COLLABORATION ON BOREAL FOREST WETLAND CONSERVATION

January 12, 2017 Press Releases No comments

Wetlands and waterfowl in Canada’s boreal forest will be the beneficiaries of a new program launched by Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and forestry sector leaders. The partnership is a visionary approach to sharing knowledge and resources to advance sustainable forest management and wetland stewardship in the boreal forest, an area that offers one of the […]

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FOREST INDUSTRY APPLAUDS PRE-BUDGET REPORT AS GOOD FOR SECTOR INNOVATION

December 8, 2016 Press Releases No comments

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased that the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance has put forward recommendations that will help support forest sector innovation and transformation. The committee tabled its pre-budget report yesterday. It recommends that the Government of Canada strengthen its commitment to Canada’s forestry sector including support for the […]

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YOUNG CANADIAN RESEARCHER CHOSEN TO VIE FOR GLOBAL INNOVATION AWARD

November 29, 2016 Press Releases No comments

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to announce that a PHD graduate from McGill University, Goeun Sim, has been chosen as the Canadian finalist for the global Blue Sky Young Researchers Innovation Award, based on her exciting and environmentally leading proposal to advance innovation in the forest products sector. Dr. Sim’s research […]

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FPAC RESPONSE TO U.S. ACTION ON SOFTWOOD LUMBER

November 25, 2016 Press Releases No comments

November 25, 2016 OTTAWA: The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) intends to work closely with the federal government to ensure that our industry from coast to coast is vigorously defended in the wake of the U.S. trade action against Canadian softwood lumber. Canadian softwood lumber exports to the United States benefit the economies of […]

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FOREST INDUSTRY APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT FOR ACTION TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION

November 3, 2016 Press Releases No comments

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes the commitment of Transport Minister, Marc Garneau, to bring in concrete measures aimed at improving Canada’s transportation system. Garneau outlined the government’s “Transportation 2030” plans today in Montreal. The Minister promised to introduce legislation in the spring of next year (2017) to address concerns about adequate service, […]

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FOREST INDUSTRY APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT’S COMMITMENT TO TRADE INFRASTRUCTURE

November 1, 2016 Press Releases No comments

November 1, 2016-OTTAWA: The forest products industry is pleased that today’s fiscal update underscored the importance of better trade infrastructure and “corridors” to service global markets as a means to help grow the economy and support middle class jobs. In his economic update to the House of Commons, the Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, announced […]

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