Forest Products Association of Canada

Archives for the ‘Press Releases’ category - 2011

FPAC Welcomes Conifex as Newest Member

July 27, 2011 Press Releases No comments

The Chairman of the Board of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), Jim Lopez, today announced that Conifex Timber Inc. has become the newest member of FPAC.  The Association is the voice of Canada’s wood, pulp and paper producers nationally and internationally in government, trade and environmental affairs.

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BC LOGGING COMPANY WINS FIRST NATION ENTREPRENEURIAL AWARD

July 14, 2011 Press Releases No comments

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) are pleased to announce that Percy Guichon, the Chief of the Alexis Creek Indian Band, and Tsi Del Del Enterprises of Chilanko Forks B.C. have won the FPAC/AFN  Business Leadership Award.   Chief Guichon will be honoured today at the AFN General Assembly in Moncton.

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Award to Recognize Indigenous Leadership in the Forest Industry

June 13, 2011 Press Releases No comments

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) today announced that nominations are open for a joint FPAC-AFN Business Leadership Award. The award recognizes and celebrates First Nations entrepreneurs for their success in a forest products business that exemplifies business leadership, exceptional environmental and safety performance and the delivery of high-quality products and services. The recipient must also demonstrate a strong,  long-term commitment to the Indigenous community, particularly in supporting Indigenous employment.

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Global Forest Industry CEOs See Positive Future

May 26, 2011 Press Releases No comments

Forest products industry CEOs from around the world see an important opportunity ahead as a more competitive and significantly transformed industry emerges from the recent global economic downturn.  This assessment came at the conclusion of International Council of Forest and Paper Associations’ (ICFPA) 5th Global CEO Roundtable, a meeting of industry leaders from around the world which took place today in Montreal, Canada.

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FPAC President & CEO Avrim Lazar Honoured by United Nations Association in Canada

May 12, 2011 Press Releases No comments

The United Nations Association in Canada (UNA-Canada) is pleased to honour Avrim Lazar, the President and CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC)  for his visionary leadership, commitment and remarkable achievements in both the environment and in industry. Mr. Lazar’s sterling leadership both in Canada and at the United Nations was recognized last night at UNA-Canada’s 2011 Gala Dinner, which also celebrated the United Nations International Year of Forests.

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Global Corporations and Investors Commit to Future of the Boreal Forest

April 18, 2011 Press Releases No comments

For Immediate Release:

Signatories to the landmark Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA) today unveiled a new Boreal Business Forum whichis a roundtable comprised of CBFA participants, leading corporations and investors with a strong interest in conservation of the Boreal Forest. The membership reflects a variety of sectors representing the marketplace regions sourcing from theBoreal, including Canada, the US and Europe.

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