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FPAC EXECUTIVE NAMED TO CANADIAN FOREST INDUSTRIES TOP 10 UNDER 40

October 3, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Kate Lindsay, a forest industry leader, environmental champion, and conservation steward has been named to Canadian Forest Magazine’s Top 10 Under 40. The annual Top 10 Under 40 highlights the significant contributions of some of Canada’s rising stars in forest management.  Lindsay was selected for her commitment to excellence and the leadership role she is […]

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FPAC WELCOMES CONCLUSION OF THE USMCA

October 1, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the Canadian government and, in particular, the efforts Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, Ambassador David MacNaughton, and the Canadian negotiating team, on reaching an agreement with the United States and Mexico, to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). “The […]

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FPAC SIGNS ON TO BE AN ABORIGINAL PROCUREMENT CHAMPION

September 27, 2018 Press Releases No comments

September 27, 2018 – Vancouver, British Columbia: Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has strengthened a long-standing partnership with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) and Indigenous-led businesses across Canada by becoming an Aboriginal Procurement Champion. Becoming an Aboriginal Procurement Champion solidifies FPAC’s commitment to procure more from Aboriginal businesses within their own supply […]

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ECONOMIC STRATEGY TABLE REPORTS A CALL TO ACTION FOR OTTAWA

September 25, 2018 Press Releases No comments

FORESTRY LEADERS SUPPORT MEASURES TO IMPROVE CANADIAN COMPETITIVENESS AND ACCELERATE INNOVATION The release of a federal government competitiveness report is an important call to action requiring a commitment from Ottawa that it is prepared to improve Canada’s global competitiveness by delivering more agile regulations, improved infrastructure, and continuing to develop a workforce for the future […]

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FOREST SECTOR SEEKS FEDERAL PARTNERSHIPS TO SUPPORT INNOVATION, TRADE AND HEALTHY FORESTS FOR THE FUTURE

September 24, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) will appear before the Finance Committee of the House of Commons tomorrow (Tuesday), as part of pre-budget consultations. In doing so, the Association representing 230,000 forest sector workers will seek investments to accelerate innovation, commitments to improve competiveness and increase trade, and support for a vision to secure healthy […]

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FPAC CALLS FOR SPEEDY PASSAGE OF TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP BILL

September 17, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the Canadian government, and in particular International Trade Diversification Minister Jim Carr, on the launch of the debate on Bill C-79 – the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) involving Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. This agreement will bring real […]

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FPAC APPLAUDS MINISTERS’ COMMITMENT TO STRENGTHENING CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR

September 10, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Today, at the conclusion of the annual meeting of the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM), Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) announced its strong support for the Ministers’ commitment to strengthen Canada’s forest sector through a renewed national vision. The CCFM meeting is an annual gathering of Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial Ministers and […]

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FPAC RELEASES REPORT TO ADVANCE CARIBOU RECOVERY SOLUTIONS

September 6, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) released a comprehensive report today that highlights efforts in support of caribou recovery across the country – along with a series of recommendations to the federal government that will help inform solutions to further preserve and enhance habitat for caribou and other species that inhabit Canada’s forests. Forest Sector […]

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GOVERNMENT MANDATE LETTERS A RECOGNITION OF FOREST PRODUCT SECTOR’S CONTRIBUTION, SAYS FPAC

August 30, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada CEO Derek Nighbor issued the following statement in response to the release of new mandate letters that instruct the priorities of the federal Cabinet. “On behalf of Canada’s forest products sector and its workforce, FPAC engages every day with senior levels of government to call attention to issues of significant […]

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U.S. TRADE REVERSAL ON CANADIAN UNCOATED GROUNDWOOD PAPER AND NEWSPRINT RENEWS FAITH IN TRADE RELATIONSHIP, SAYS FPAC

August 30, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada CEO Derek Nighbor issued the following statement today in response to a final decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission to terminate and refund duties the U.S. has been unfairly imposing on Canadian uncoated groundwood paper and newsprint: “As the association that represents the Canadian forest products industry, we are […]

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