Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS SECTOR WELCOMES ECONOMIC COMMITMENTS FROM CANADA’S PREMIERS

July 11, 2019 Press Releases

Earlier today in Saskatoon, Canada’s Premiers held their annual First Ministers’ meeting where they stated their shared commitment to a number of important economic objectives.   Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) was pleased to note the collective support for the expansion of trade opportunities, immigration levels, and skills development as these issues are critical to […]

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CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY APPLAUDS “TORONTO TOMORROW” AND THE PLAN BUILD A TIMBER NEIGHBOURHOOD

June 25, 2019 Press Releases

Sidewalk Labs released its Master Innovation and Development Plan (MIDP) for Toronto’s eastern waterfront yesterday.   Entitled “Toronto Tomorrow”, the plan is expected to create significant Canadian jobs, tax revenues and GDP contributions.  Derek Nighbor, President and CEO of Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) issued the following statement today in response to the MIDP:   […]

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Canada’s Forest Sector Pays Tribute to a Global Forest Industry Champion

June 12, 2019 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) President and CEO Derek Nighbor issued the following statement today in tribute to Sylvain Lhôte, Director General of FPAC’s European counterpart, the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI). Lhôte passed away suddenly and unexpectedly last week.  His celebration of life will be held in Brussels tomorrow.   “Our global […]

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CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS SECTOR RESPONDS TO LAUNCH OF FSC’S NEW CERTIFICATION STANDARD

June 3, 2019 Press Releases

Earlier today, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) formally released its new National Forest Stewardship Standard for Canada. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) embraces third party certification and participated in FSC’s consultation process which was used to develop the new requirements. Today’s announcement marks the end of FSC’s multi-year consultation process with a number of […]

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