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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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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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