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FOREST SECTOR APPLAUDS CCFM FOREST BIOECONOMY FRAMEWORK

September 15, 2017 Press Releases No comments

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) fully supports the Forest Bioeconomy Framework launched today by Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM). “The Forest Bioeconomy Framework builds on our sector’s world-leading sustainability practices and our focus on finding environmental and economic value for every part of the tree. […]

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FOREST INDUSTRY AND CANADIAN COUNCIL OF FOREST MINISTERS OPEN APPLICATIONS FOR SIXTH ANNUAL SKILLS AWARDS FOR ABORIGINAL YOUTH

September 14, 2017 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 sixth annual Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth program. Since 2012, the Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth has been recognizing exceptional Aboriginal youth who go above and beyond to support their communities and contribute to […]

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FPAC and the Canadian Wood Council Applaud the New WOODRISE Alliance

September 14, 2017 Press Releases No comments

Announcement Will Support Market Opportunities for Canadian Wood   Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Wood Council (CWC) applaud the announcement of WOODRISE Alliance, a new international body dedicated to the development and promotion of tall wood buildings. This morning, at the inaugural WOODRISE 2017 World Congress in Bordeaux, France, six internationally […]

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FOREST SECTOR LAUNCHES WEBSITE CAMPAIGN TO SHARE FACTS ON CARIBOU

September 6, 2017 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has launched a new website – cariboufacts.ca – to share facts with Canadians about caribou herds and to urge the federal government to build caribou plans that address the many complex factors that are impacting caribou populations across the country. FPAC also wants to ensure that the government’s plans […]

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Call for federal government to rethink caribou protection plans

August 4, 2017 Press Releases No comments

PDF Download: Letter to Minister Carr, Natural Resources Canada and Minister McKenna, Environment and Climate Change Canada August 3, 2017 Re: Urgent Need for Clear Process and Science-Based Outcomes to Support Caribou Recovery Dear Ministers: On behalf of Canada’s leading forest products companies and the 230,000 people we employ in hundreds of communities across the […]

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FOREST SECTOR WILL CONTINUE TO FIGHT FOR JOBS AND COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY ADDITIONAL DUTIES

June 27, 2017 Press Releases No comments

The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced preliminary anti-dumping duties on Canadian softwood lumber. The duties, a response to a petition filed by the Committee Overseeing Action for Lumber International Trade Investigations or Negotiations (COALITION), are set at as follows: “Canfor 7.72 percent; Tolko 7.53 percent; West Fraser 6.76 percent and Resolute 4.59 percent. Other […]

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FPAC WELCOMES LOW-CARBON ECONOMY FUND ANNOUNCEMENT

June 16, 2017 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) supports the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, and her government’s $2 billion in federal funds over the next 5 years for the Low Carbon Economy Fund.  Details are as follows: An envelope of $1.4 billion will be available to support the leadership commitments from […]

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FOREST INDUSTRY APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT’S RESPONSE TO SOFTWOOD DUTIES

June 1, 2017 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased that the Government of Canada has launched initiatives to ensure the forest sector remains competitive in the face of the unwarranted duties implemented by the U.S. on softwood lumber. “We appreciate that the federal government is standing tall for Canadian forestry communities by launching a comprehensive package […]

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EACOM JOINS FOREST PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION OF CANADA

May 29, 2017 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada is pleased to announce that EACOM Timber Corporation has become a member of the association. Established in 2008, EACOM is a major wood products company in Eastern Canada. Its operations include the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of lumber and wood-based value-added products, and the management of forest resources. “EACOM’s commitment […]

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