LAUNCH OF ABORIGINAL BUSINESS AWARD FOR FOREST INDUSTRY

July 02 2014, Ottawa, ON

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) today announced that nominations are open for the 2014 Aboriginal Business Leadership Award. The $5,000 award recognizes and celebrates First Nations entrepreneurs for their success in a forest products business that exemplifies business leadership, exceptional environmental and safety performance and the delivery of high-quality products and services. The recipient must also demonstrate a strong, long-term commitment to the Aboriginal community, particularly in supporting Aboriginal employment.


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FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY POISED TO DEVELOP MORE CUTTING EDGE INNOVATIONS

June 26 2014, Calgary

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) says Canada’s forest companies are well positioned to develop new innovative technologies by taking advantage of the renewed Investments in Forest Industry Innovation (IFIT) program. 


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Global Forest Products Industry Promotes Contributions to and Benefits of Forest-based Bioeconomy

June 24 2014, Washington

The 22nd session of the Committee on Forestry (COFO 22) of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is currently taking place in Rome, Italy, June 23-27. On the agenda are discussions about the forest-based bioeconomy and the socioeconomic benefits of forests, which are both supported by the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA).


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FOREST INDUSTRY REPORT CARD: PROGRESS MADE ON AMBITIOUS GOALS OF VISION2020

June 17 2014, Ottawa

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today released its first report card on Vision2020, Pathways to Prosperity―it shows progress on the three parameters of products, environmental performance and people and issues a call to action to build on the momentum to date.


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Canadian Forest Sector is a Productivity Powerhouse

May 06 2014, Vancouver, BC

The Canadian forest products industry is well positioned for a bright future after making robust advances in labour productivity even while facing one of its worse downturns in history.


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