Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

FPAC STATEMENT ON UNCOATED GROUNDWOOD AND NEWSPRINT DUTIES

March 14, 2018 Press Releases

Last night, the U.S. Department of Commerce imposed preliminary anti-dumping duties up to 22.16% on imported Canadian uncoated groundwood paper (newsprint). On behalf of the workers in our sector, Forest Products Association of Canada is disappointed in this outcome and strongly believes that these duties are completely unjustified and represent a costly and losing proposition […]

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FPAC STATEMENT ON UNCOATED GROUNDWOOD AND NEWSPRINT DUTIES

March 14, 2018 Press Releases

Last night, the U.S. Department of Commerce imposed preliminary anti-dumping duties up to 22.16% on imported Canadian uncoated groundwood paper (newsprint). On behalf of the workers in our sector, Forest Products Association of Canada is disappointed in this outcome and strongly believes that these duties are completely unjustified and represent a costly and losing proposition […]

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FPAC APPLAUDS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON THE SIGNING OF THE COMPREHENSIVE AND PROGRESSIVE AGREEMENT FOR TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP (CPTPP)

March 8, 2018 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the Canadian government, and in particular Minister Champagne, on the signing of 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 […]

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FPAC LENDS SUPPORT TO PRIVATE MEMBER’S BILL AIMED AT MAKING WOOD THE BUILDING MATERIAL OF CHOICE FOR FEDERALLY PROCURED PROJECTS

March 1, 2018 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada CEO Derek Nighbor addressed the Standing Committee on Natural Resources today in support of South Okanagan–West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings’ private members Bill C-354 that would require the federal government to make wood the building material of choice for government projects. “In passing this bill, the government will send a […]

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BUDGET 2018 HELPS SUPPORT FOREST SECTOR PRIORITIES ON: ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE; SKILLS TRAINING AND EXPANDING TRADE

February 27, 2018 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) sees some encouraging opportunities for Canada’s forest products sector in today’s federal budget including measures to support our transition to a low carbon economy, skills training, and expanding trade. In the budget tabled today by Finance Minister Bill Morneau entitled “Equality & Growth a Strong Middle Class”, he earmarked: […]

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