Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

FOREST INDUSTRY AND CANADIAN COUNCIL OF FOREST MINISTERS OPEN APPLICATIONS FOR SEVENTH ANNUAL SKILLS AWARDS FOR ABORIGINAL YOUTH

January 30, 2018 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) are proud to open applications for the seventh annual Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth program. Since 2012, the Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth has been recognizing exceptional Aboriginal youth who go above and beyond to support their communities and contribute to […]

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LAUNCH OF ABORIGINAL BUSINESS AWARD FOR FOREST INDUSTRY

January 30, 2018 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) today announced that nominations are open for the 2018 Aboriginal Business Leadership Award. The $5,000 award recognizes and celebrates First Nations entrepreneurs for their success in a forest products business that exemplifies business leadership, exceptional environmental and safety performance and the […]

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FPAC Welcomes the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

January 23, 2018 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today expressed its support for the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) between Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. This agreement will benefit the Canadian forest products industry by eliminating tariffs, as well as providing clear provisions to help settle […]

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FOREST SECTOR APPLAUDS CANADA’S FILING AT WTO TO FIGHT FOR JOBS AND COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY U.S. DUTIES

January 10, 2018 Press Releases

Today the Government of Canada launched a complaint against the United States challenging Washington’s use of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties. Canada said U.S. procedures broke the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Anti-Dumping Agreement, the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, and the Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the […]

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FPAC STATEMENT ON UNCOATED GROUNDWOOD DUTIES

January 10, 2018 Press Releases

Today, the US Department of Commerce imposed unwarranted countervailing duties up to 9.93% on imported Canadian uncoated groundwood paper (newsprint). Forest Products Association of Canada strongly believes that these duties are completely unjustified and protectionist in nature. We call on the federal government to stand with us and the over 4,500 hard-working Canadians from British […]

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