Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

UBC RESEARCHER COMPETES FOR INTERNATIONAL FORESTRY INNOVATION AWARD

January 8, 2019 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to announce that a graduate researcher at the University of British Columbia’s School of Chemical and Biological Engineering has been chosen as the Canadian finalist for the global Blue Sky Young Researchers Innovation Award. Amir Kashani is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Genome Sciences and Technology, […]

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Canada’s Forest Products Sector welcomes the Katowice Declaration on Forests for the Climate

December 13, 2018 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to support the Ministerial “Declaration on Forests for the Climate”, which was tabled today at the COP24 meeting in Poland. Today’s declaration recognizes the critical role that forests in Canada and around the world play in achieving global climate change targets. In addition to reducing greenhouse gas […]

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Canada’s Forest sector applauds recent Senate Committee Recommendations

December 11, 2018 Press Releases

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release December 11, 2018 – OTTAWA:  After significant consultation with key stakeholders, Canada’s Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry released a report today entitled:  “Feast or Famine: Impacts of climate change and carbon pricing on agriculture, agri-food and forestry.” Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) was very pleased to participate in […]

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CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR CONGRATULATES THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR SIGNING THE USMCA

November 30, 2018 Press Releases

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) congratulates the federal government on the signing of the US-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement today in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In a news release today, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs confirmed that a new agreement has been signed that will “support good, middle class jobs in Canada, strengthen economic ties […]

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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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