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CANADA’S FIRST NATIONAL BIOECONOMY STRATEGY, “CANADA’S BIOECONOMY STRATEGY: LEVERAGING OUR STRENGTHS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE”

May 15, 2019 Advocacy

OTTAWA, Ontario – Canada’s first national Bioeconomy Strategy, released today by Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, reflects the views of more than 400 industry representatives from across the country. The Strategy recommends action on four key priority areas identified in foundational work by the Advisory Council on Economic Growth, the Economic Sector Strategy Tables, and Canada’s forestry […]

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OPINION | WORKFORCE DIVERSITY – CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR BRANCHES OUT

February 20, 2019 Op Eds

by Derek Nighbor, president & CEO Forest Products Association of Canada The transformation that is happening in Canada’s forest products sector is not limited to the new technologies we see in our forests and at our mills, nor in the new global markets we are reaching.  It is also reflected in the changing face of our workforce. […]

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FOREST INDUSTRY FEDERAL BUDGET 2019 RECOMMENDATIONS: Need for Federal Partnership to Support Innovation, Trade and Healthy Forests for the Future

September 24, 2018 Advocacy

Canadian forest products are recognized as being among the best in the world, not only in quality but also in sustainability. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) provides a voice for Canada’s wood, pulp, and paper producers nationally and internationally in government, trade, and environmental affairs. The $69-billion-a-year forest products industry contributes $21.7 billion to […]

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UNIQUELY CANADIAN: CELEBRATING NATIONAL FOREST WEEK

September 24, 2018 Op Eds

About one-third or roughly 3.5 million square kilometres of our country is made up of forest, more than nearly any other country on earth. National Forest Week (September 23-29) provides an opportunity to recognize how Canada’s forest sector has become an international model for sustainable forest management, conservation, and fighting climate change – not to […]

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