Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

Forest Products Industry Puts Government on Notice; Calls for Early Action on Climate Change

April 24, 2007 Press Releases

Avrim Lazar, President and CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) will address the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources today as part of its study of Bill C-288, An Act to ensure Canada meets its global climate change obligations under the Kyoto Protocol. He will call on the government to use 1990 as its base year for calculation of emissions reductions because anything less sends a message to good corporate citizens that environmental responsibility is not recognized and is indeed penalized by making it more advantageous to wait for regulation.

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Forest Products Industry Applauds Federal Government Action on Mountain Pine Beetle

March 23, 2007 Press Releases

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today commended the Government of Canada on the announcement of measures to combat the spread of mountain pine beetle as it tracks eastward across Canada. The $25 million fund will assist in activities related to salvaging of infested trees, removal of pine forests suitable for beetle infestation and breeding and the completion of geographic maps to better target the beetle spread threat.

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