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Canada’s Forest Products Sector welcomes the Katowice Declaration on Forests for the Climate

December 13, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to support the Ministerial “Declaration on Forests for the Climate”, which was tabled today at the COP24 meeting in Poland. Today’s declaration recognizes the critical role that forests in Canada and around the world play in achieving global climate change targets. In addition to reducing greenhouse gas […]

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Canada’s Forest sector applauds recent Senate Committee Recommendations

December 11, 2018 Press Releases No comments

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release December 11, 2018 – OTTAWA:  After significant consultation with key stakeholders, Canada’s Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry released a report today entitled:  “Feast or Famine: Impacts of climate change and carbon pricing on agriculture, agri-food and forestry.” Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) was very pleased to participate in […]

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CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR CONGRATULATES THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR SIGNING THE USMCA

November 30, 2018 Press Releases No comments

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) congratulates the federal government on the signing of the US-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement today in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In a news release today, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs confirmed that a new agreement has been signed that will “support good, middle class jobs in Canada, strengthen economic ties […]

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FOREST PRODUCTS SECTOR APPLAUDS MASS TIMBER COMPONENT OF TORONTO WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT

November 29, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada CEO Derek Nighbor issued the following statement today in response to the Quayside Community Project announcement, a commitment to utilize mass timber in its construction, and as a result showcase Canada’s world-leading forest products: “Today’s announcement is further proof of the renaissance we are seeing in wood construction in Canada […]

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CANADIANS INVITED TO CELEBRATE OUR FORESTS IN INTERNATIONAL CONTEST

November 28, 2018 Press Releases No comments

The forest products sector is inviting Canadians to show their appreciation of trees and forests by taking part in a United Nations-sponsored contest highlighting International Day of Forests 2019. The Food And Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has established “Forests and Education” as the theme to mark the occasion and in doing so, […]

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CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR WELCOMES MEASURES TO ENHANCE COMPETITIVENESS AND ACCELERATE INNOVATION

November 21, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Today in the House of Commons, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the Fall Economic Statement. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased that the federal government has taken steps to support investments in Canadian forestry and strengthen our position on the global stage. “Today’s Economic Statement sends a very positive signal to Canadian forestry […]

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FPAC APPLAUDS THE ROYAL ASSENT OF THE CPTPP

October 26, 2018 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the Canadian government’s announcement yesterday that 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 received royal assent. Being one of the first six countries to bring the agreement into force will ensure […]

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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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