Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

FOREST SECTOR WILL FIGHT FOR JOBS AND COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY U.S. DUTIES

April 25, 2017 Press Releases

April 25, 2017-OTTAWA: The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced preliminary countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber. The duties, a response to a petition filed by the Committee Overseeing Action for Lumber International Trade Investigations or Negotiations (COALITION), are set at: West Fraser 24.12%, Canfor 20.26%, Tolko 19.5%, Resolute 12.82%, JD Irving 3.02%, and 19.88% […]

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FOREST SECTOR SEES SOME OPPORTUNITIES IN FEDERAL BUDGET

March 22, 2017 Press Releases

March 22, 2017-OTTAWA: Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) sees some opportunities for Canada’s forest products sector in today’s federal budget. In the budget tabled by Finance Minister Bill Morneau today, he earmarked: $1.8 billion to support clean technology. It is critical that the forest products sector is central to the government’s clean tech strategy. […]

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FOREST SECTOR PARTNERS WITH FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES

March 15, 2017 Press Releases

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has become Corporate Partner of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to help advance shared priorities in the areas of economic growth, innovation and sustainable land-use management. “In many rural and northern communities across Canada the forest sector is a critical driver of the local economy” says FPAC […]

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FOREST INDUSTRY APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT’S SOFTWOOD LUMBER TASK FORCE

February 22, 2017 Press Releases

February 22, 2017 – OTTAWA: Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased that the Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, has launched the creation of a federal-provincial task force on softwood lumber. “A Team Canada approach is critical for our industry”, said Derek Nighbor, CEO of Forest Products Association of Canada. “These […]

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CANADA GROWS ON TREES: CELEBRATING CANADA’S 150th

February 2, 2017 Press Releases

Canada grows on trees. And as Canadians gear up to celebrate our nation’s birthday on July 1st Forest Products Association of Canada will be counting down 150 days by sharing 150 daily facts about our industry on Facebook and Twitter. The forest sector has played a vital role in Canada’s history since before Confederation and […]

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