Exploring the links between natural capital and productivity through the lens of the Forest Products Sector

September 28, 2015 Tree Talk Blog

By Michelle Brownlee, Sustainable Prosperity Sustainable Prosperity, in partnership with the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and others, recently launched a research project to explore links between productivity and natural capital.  You can learn more about the project here. This 2-year research project looks at how our environmental and economic successes are linked – […]

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“Fillers” – The 1958 Version of Twitter

July 30, 2015 Tree Talk Blog

By Susan Murray, Vice-President Public Affairs, Forest Products Association of Canada Whether it be the poetic “paper is the vehicle of thought” or the more prosaic “fibres in wood are called pulp”, they are among the one-line twitter-length “fillers” put together in 1958 by the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association, the precursor to FPAC. It’s […]

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Forestry Ministers from Across Canada Meet in Northwestern Ontario

July 20, 2015 Tree Talk Blog

​by David Lindsay, President and CEO, Forest Products Association of Canada One of the most beautiful summer spots in Canada is the Lake-of-the-Woods area in North Western Ontario.  Kenora, on the shores of Lake of the Woods, was an ideal location for a policy summit on forestry innovation.  Minister Greg Rickford invited Forestry Ministers from […]

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Policy and Canada’s Forest Products Industry

July 14, 2015 Tree Talk Blog

by Julie Cafley, Vice-President, Canada’s Public Policy Forum As vice-president of Canada’s Public Policy Forum, I have the privilege of working with and learning from Canada’s most prominent thought leaders. My work with Forum often centers on Indigenous issues and Canadian natural resources. Canada has a proud history of protecting its forest resources. Since the […]

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