Forest Products Association of Canada

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Derek Nighbor, President and CEO, FPAC

Why I Am Proud to Join Canada’s Forest Industry

April 5, 2016 Tree Talk Blog

By Derek Nighbor, CEO Forest Products Association of Canada. I have long had a close attachment to the forest industry. Growing up as I did in the Ottawa Valley, forestry was a big part of our community.  From the plants throughout Pembroke, such as McMillan Bathurst, Canada Veneer, Eddy Match and the Canadian Splint to […]

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Finding my roots in the forest industry

March 14, 2016 Tree Talk Blog

by Shayna Mason, Registered Forester In Training, University of Alberta Graduate How is it that a person can grow up in a small city, whose economic stability is reliant on forestry, and have no idea what a forester is or what they do? I am not exactly sure how I did it but somehow I […]

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Paul Lansbergen


March 2, 2016 Tree Talk Blog

By Paul Lansbergen, Acting President and CEO, FPAC So just how is Canada going to reach its ambitious goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions? Well, a group of about 20 organizations has come up with a suggestion. They have formed a Carbon First Alliance to encourage governments, be they federal, provincial or municipal, to choose […]

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