ONTARIO STUDENT WINS FOREST PRODUCTS SKILLS AWARD FOR ABORIGINAL YOUTH

December 10 2014, Winnipeg

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has awarded the third annual Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth to Shownoo Blackbird-Williams from Walpole Island First Nation in Ontario.


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DON’T COUNT US OUT - THE GROWING FUTURE OF CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY

December 08 2014

Did you know that Canadian forest products export are up 10% this year, that forest products are Canada’s number one export to Asia and the industry makes up 12% of Canada’s manufacturing GDP? These positive facts cast a different light than recent stories suggesting that the Canadian forest industry is virtually dying especially the pulp and paper sector.


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Forest Industry Welcomes New Research Excellence Fund

December 05 2014, Markham, ON

FPInnovations and the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) have welcomed today’s announcement that the federal government is moving ahead with the Canada First Research Excellence Fund.


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FPAC REPRESENTS FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY AT CNBC’S ENERGY BRAINSTORM EVENT SERIES IN TORONTO

December 02 2014, Toronto, ON

Catherine Cobden, Executive Vice President of Forest Products Association of Canada, represented Canada’s forest products industry at the Energy Future Global Brainstorming Event Series in Toronto on November 26th – an exclusive series that brought together key thought leaders from around the world across academia, government, business, finance, infrastructure, NGOs and charities to discover breakthrough technologies that will bring about a clean energy future.


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BC ABORIGINAL BUSINESS WINS FOREST PRODUCTS AWARD

November 18 2014, Vancouver

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) are pleased to announce that Stuwix Resources Joint Venture from the interior of British Columbia  has won the FPAC-CCAB  Aboriginal Business Leadership Award.  The company, represented by Chief David Walkem, RPF, was honoured today at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.


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