Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

CD HOWE REPORT EXPLORES THE FUTURE OF CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS SECTOR

May 15, 2019 Press Releases

Earlier today, the C.D. Howe Institute released a new report entitled: “Branching out: How Canada’s Forest Products Sector is Reshaping its Future”.  The study explores current industry trends and advancements that Canada’s forest products sector has made in the face of growing business challenges.  It also provides a number of recommendations, which would enable the […]

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FPAC Welcomes Agency Decision on Supply Chain Congestion Issues

April 16, 2019 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes the Canadian Transportation Agency’s recent findings around rail service delivery in the Vancouver corridor. Canada’s forest products sector relies on an efficient and reliable transportation system to move its products throughout Canada and to global markets. Over the past two years, system congestion through the Lower Mainland of […]

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Canada’s Forest Sector Applauds Investments in Skills and Innovation

March 19, 2019 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the federal government’s commitment to skills development and innovation in Canada’s forest products sector. Today’s budget commits more than $250M in funding to bolster Canada’s forest products industry, which employs more than 230,000 Canadians. “Today the government signaled that it recognizes and supports the transformation taking place in […]

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Forest Sector Pays Tribute to Victim of Ethiopian Plane Crash

March 11, 2019 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada President and CEO Derek Nighbor issued the following statement today upon learning that Peter deMarsh, a life-long advocate of the Canadian forest sector and woodlot owners, was among those who perished in Sunday’s crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane: “The forestry community lost an incredible man this weekend.  Peter dedicated […]

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