All Posts: Environment & Sustainability

October 5, 2021
From Zero Waste to Net Zero, Canada’s Forests Are Critical to a Cleaner, Greener Future
Canada’s sustainably-managed forests and the carbon-storing wood products they provide are key to supporting Canada’s transition to a net-zero carbon economy by 2050 - meeting conservation targets and creating the quality green jobs of tomorrow at the same time.
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August 11, 2021
Canada’s Forest Sector Strongly Supports National Adaptation Strategy
Canadian forestry welcomes the opportunity to do our part so that Canada’s National Adaptation Strategy sets clear targets and performance measures for action that will better protect Canadians and Canadian jobs from climate-related threats like drought, pest outbreaks, wildfires, and floods.
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May 12, 2021
Canada’s Forest Sector Welcomes Federal Investments That Spur Innovation and Pave the Way to a Net-Zero Future
Earlier today, Canada’s Minister for Natural Resources, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, launched a call for proposals under the Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes these federal investments to help advance Canada’s forest sector bio-economy and low-emission energy future, while creating and maintaining jobs in communities across the country.
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April 22, 2021
Canada’s Forest Sector Welcomes Canada-US Collaboration on Green and Resilient Infrastructure
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes this cross-border collaboration and is excited about the opportunity it presents for sustainably-sourced and made Canadian wood, pulp and paper, and lower carbon forest bioproducts.
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April 22, 2021
Canada’s Forest Products Sector Celebrates Earth Day – Everyday
As Canadians work together to rebuild our post-pandemic economy, Canada’s forest sector workers stand ready to do our part by taking care of our land and water, lowering carbon emissions, and getting more Canadians back to work.
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April 19, 2021
Canada’s Forest Sector Responds To Federal Budget 2021: Forestry In Unique Position To Help Government Deliver On Environment And Economy: Nighbor
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) recognizes that this budget comes at a critical time when we all need to come together to keep people safe, get more Canadians working, and kickstart a lasting economic recovery that leaves no family behind.
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April 16, 2021
Statement from FPAC President and CEO Derek Nighbor on the Conservative Party of Canada’s Climate Plan
We believe every political party should have a robust climate plan and we appreciate the thoughtful steps taken by the Conservative Party of Canada this week to establish climate targets in order to help us achieve Canada’s 2030 Paris Accord commitments.
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April 13, 2021
Anti-Canadian Resource Group Shows its True Colours: Industry and Labour Leaders Come Together to Call Out US-based Campaign Rhetoric
Sustainable forest management in Canada’s working forests is built upon a few key principles including ecosystems-based management and conservation, local input, and collaboration, keeping forest as forest forever, and providing family-supporting jobs and sustainable products to Canadians and people around the world.
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March 19, 2021
Celebrating Forestry’s Role In Driving A Green Recovery: International Day Of Forests
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) applaud this year’s theme promoting “Forest Restoration as a Path to Recovery and Well-Being” as one that resonates with the positive impact that the forest products sector is making around the world.
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February 26, 2021
Canadian Forest Sector Welcomes New Federal Advisory Body On Net-zero Emissions
Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson announced the appointment of members of the federal government’s Net-Zero Advisory Board.
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December 31, 2020
Safety, Sustainability, And Self-sufficiency: The Year That Was In Canadian Forestry
Today, the twin threats of the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change with the accompanying economic stressors are enough to test anyone’s mettle. Canada’s forest sector is resilient, but the COVID-19 crisis has made an already difficult time even more challenging for many forestry families, businesses, and communities.
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December 9, 2020
Canada’s Forest Sector Offers Recommendations To Federal Government On Green Recovery
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) released Innovative, Sustainable, Resilient: Recommendations from Canada’s Forest Sector to Drive Economic Recovery and a Net-Zero Carbon Future.
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