Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

FOREST PRODUCTS SECTOR APPLAUDS MASS TIMBER COMPONENT OF TORONTO WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT

November 29, 2018 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada CEO Derek Nighbor issued the following statement today in response to the Quayside Community Project announcement, a commitment to utilize mass timber in its construction, and as a result showcase Canada’s world-leading forest products: “Today’s announcement is further proof of the renaissance we are seeing in wood construction in Canada […]

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CANADIANS INVITED TO CELEBRATE OUR FORESTS IN INTERNATIONAL CONTEST

November 28, 2018 Press Releases

The forest products sector is inviting Canadians to show their appreciation of trees and forests by taking part in a United Nations-sponsored contest highlighting International Day of Forests 2019. The Food And Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has established “Forests and Education” as the theme to mark the occasion and in doing so, […]

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CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR WELCOMES MEASURES TO ENHANCE COMPETITIVENESS AND ACCELERATE INNOVATION

November 21, 2018 Press Releases

Today in the House of Commons, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the Fall Economic Statement. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased that the federal government has taken steps to support investments in Canadian forestry and strengthen our position on the global stage. “Today’s Economic Statement sends a very positive signal to Canadian forestry […]

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FPAC APPLAUDS THE ROYAL ASSENT OF THE CPTPP

October 26, 2018 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the Canadian government’s announcement yesterday that Bill C-79 – the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) involving Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam received royal assent. Being one of the first six countries to bring the agreement into force will ensure […]

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FPAC EXECUTIVE NAMED TO CANADIAN FOREST INDUSTRIES TOP 10 UNDER 40

October 3, 2018 Press Releases

Kate Lindsay, a forest industry leader, environmental champion, and conservation steward has been named to Canadian Forest Magazine’s Top 10 Under 40. The annual Top 10 Under 40 highlights the significant contributions of some of Canada’s rising stars in forest management.  Lindsay was selected for her commitment to excellence and the leadership role she is […]

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