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FOREST SECTOR APPLAUDS CANADA’S FILING AT WTO TO FIGHT FOR JOBS AND COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY U.S. DUTIES

January 10, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Today the Government of Canada launched a complaint against the United States challenging Washington’s use of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties. Canada said U.S. procedures broke the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Anti-Dumping Agreement, the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, and the Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the […]

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FPAC STATEMENT ON UNCOATED GROUNDWOOD DUTIES

January 10, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Today, the US Department of Commerce imposed unwarranted countervailing duties up to 9.93% on imported Canadian uncoated groundwood paper (newsprint). Forest Products Association of Canada strongly believes that these duties are completely unjustified and protectionist in nature. We call on the federal government to stand with us and the over 4,500 hard-working Canadians from British […]

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FPAC AND CCFM PRESENT SIXTH ANNUAL SKILLS AWARDS FOR ABORIGINAL YOUTH

November 22, 2017 Press Releases No comments

November 22, 2017 – CALGARY: Today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM), were proud to present the Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth at the Conference Board of Canada’s National Summit on Indigenous Youth and Natural Resource Development in Calgary. The two recipients of the award are Isabelle […]

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FOREST SECTOR WELCOMES NATURAL RESOURCE CANADA’S CLEAN GROWTH PROGRAM

November 21, 2017 Press Releases No comments

November 20, 2017 – OTTAWA: Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes Natural Resources Canada’s Clean Growth Program launched today in Ottawa. The $155-million program will fund clean technology projects, helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve environmental performance in the natural resources sector. Canada’s forest products sector was the first major Canadian industry […]

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FOREST SECTOR DISAPPOINTED WITH FINAL U.S. SOFTWOOD LUMBER DUTIES

November 3, 2017 Press Releases No comments

November 3, 2017 – OTTAWA:  Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is disappointed with the U. S. Commerce Department’s announcement of final duties on Canadian softwood lumber.  These are unwarranted duties that the U.S. is levying against our industry and it will result in Americans paying more to build and renovate their homes. FPAC will […]

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FPAC Welcomes Progress Report on Caribou Recovery and Commits to Supporting Further Action

November 2, 2017 Press Releases No comments

November 2, 2017 – OTTAWA: Forest Products Association of Canada and its members welcomed the release yesterday of the 5-Year Progress Report on Implementation of the Recovery Strategy for Boreal Caribou.  Like all Canadians, we want to ensure that all appropriate measures are taken to help caribou recovery and, like many academics and environmental organizations, […]

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FOREST INDUSTRY CELEBRATES ANNUAL NATIONAL FOREST WEEK

September 25, 2017 Press Releases No comments

SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 – OTTAWA: This week is National Forest Week and Forest Products Association of Canada is proud to celebrate Canada’s natural and renewable resource – forests. Forestry has been a vital contributor to Canada’s economy in rural and northern communities since long before Confederation. Today, it continues to be the lifeblood in over […]

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FPAC responds to David Suzuki Foundation caribou campaign

September 22, 2017 Press Releases No comments

On September 21, the David Suzuki Foundation launched a direct email campaign calling on the federal government to take action to support caribou populations.  Later this fall, the federal government will be receiving regional information and proposed plans of action on caribou from provincial governments across Canada.  The review of this information will be important […]

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FOREST INDUSTRY WELCOMES START OF TRADE DEAL WITH EUROPE

September 21, 2017 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today expressed its support for the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union for commencing its provisional application. This agreement will immediately result in the elimination of quotas and tariffs of up to 10% on Canadian exports of wood-based panels and other wood products […]

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