The Voice of Canada’s Forest Industry Internationally

November 16, 2015 Tree Talk Blog

by David Lindsay, President and CEO, FPAC The major focus of public policy debate in Canada these past several months has been the federal election. As the voice of the forest products industry in Canada, FPAC has been active in promoting our industry to all candidates of the three main political parties. We have communicated […]

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Swedish Forest Delegation Visit to Canada

November 2, 2015 Tree Talk Blog

By Linda Eriksson, Advisor – Forest Policy, Swedish Forest Industries Federation In late September we left Sweden with a delegation from the Swedish Forest Industries Federation (SFIF) and some of our member companies to visit Canada. Sweden is a very small country in comparison to Canada and we need to be aware of what is […]

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October 13, 2015 Tree Talk Blog

By Kate Lindsay, Director of Conservation Biology, Forest Products Association of Canada Earlier this summer, I had the opportunity to spend time in Algonquin Park with family and friends. In my case, I was particularly fortunate (thanks to my 1-year old) to experience the early morning chorus of birds that call Canada’s forests (managed and […]

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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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