FPAC

Canadian shippers seeking ways to work with railways to address transportation challenges

April 03 2014, Ottawa, ON

A group representing the shippers of more than 60 per cent of the goods moved on Canada’s rail system is urging the railways to work with them on a customer-based approach to improve service.


Read This Release


FOREST INDUSTRY WELCOMES TRADE DEAL WITH KOREA

March 11 2014, Ottawa

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today expressed its support for the free trade agreement reached between Canada and Korea as the sector continues to pursue expanded markets in the Asia-Pacific region. 


Read This Release


RESOURCE ECONOMY NEEDS RIGHT-SIZED TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM

March 07 2014, Ottawa, ON

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is calling for enhanced shipping capacity and a “right-sized” transportation infrastructure to ensure all sectors can get their goods to market to support jobs and growth.
In response to today’s announcement by the federal government about short term measures to help farmers transport their grain, FPAC is calling for a broader long-term fix to ensure Canada’s reputation as a reliable supplier of goods.
“The forest products industry is one of the sectors now facing downtime and lost revenue because of the lack of an adequate transportation system in this country,” says the President and CEO of FPAC, David Lindsay. “Canada’s prosperity depends on exports yet we often can’t ship our products to market in a timely fashion.”


Read This Release


INDEPENDENT STUDY SHOWING SAFETY OF WOOD BUILDINGS WELCOMED BY FOREST INDUSTRY

February 06 2014, Ottawa

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased with the release of a study showing that the type of building construction material used makes little difference with respect to fire spread, injury rates and death providing the buildings have sprinklers and smoke alarms.


Read This Release


FORESTRY STUDENT ANNOUNCED AS WINNER OF SKILLS AWARD FOR ABORIGINAL YOUTH

January 09 2014, Edmonton

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has awarded the second annual Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth to Shayna Mason, a student in the Forestry Program at the University of Alberta.


Read This Release


Share

 

On Twitter

FPAC_APFC

FPAC_APFC Check out the amazing winners of the wood design awards in BC bit.ly/1dmjCGh
4 - link - reply - retweet - favourite

FPAC_APFC

FPAC_APFC Peterborough Examiner highlights giant map as part of @CBFAcanada on the move campaign bit.ly/1dXyxmY
4 - link - reply - retweet - favourite

FPAC_APFC

FPAC_APFC Read about how Catherine Cobden's pushed collaboration at the National Energy Summit held last week in Toronto bit.ly/NQDFmp
4 - link - reply - retweet - favourite

FPAC_APFC

FPAC_APFC Check out the photos from a successful town hall on the CBFA at Trent. on.fb.me/1cqxcu7 #CBFATrent
4 - link - reply - retweet - favourite

Follow Us »