Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

FPAC SALUTES FOREST INDUSTRY’S BEST AND BRIGHTEST IN NATION’S CAPITAL

May 23, 2018 Press Releases

Ottawa, Ontario – The Forest Products Association of Canada honoured a series of national award winners for their extraordinary contribution to the forest sector during an industry trade luncheon attended by industry leaders, partners, and government representatives in Ottawa today. The Canadian forest sector directly employs more than 230,000 people in over 600 communities, from […]

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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 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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