All Posts: Transportation

August 10, 2022
Forest Products Sector Calls for Action on Critical Supply Chain Issues
Ask any business sector what the basic principles of supply chain management are – and the answer invariably comes down to affordable and reliable transportation services. Unfortunately for Canada’s forest products sector, the present system is neither affordable nor reliable.
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March 16, 2022
Getting Canada’s Economy Back on the Rails
Canada needs a resilient and predictable transportation system to meet increasing global demand for our products, keep workers working, and improve economic conditions in rural and northern communities.
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February 15, 2022
Forest Sector Raises Questions Around Federal Carbon Revenue Sharing Plan
We’re simply asking for transparency, clear consideration of rural and northern Canadian realities, and our fair share: Nighbor
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January 31, 2022
Forest Sector Calls for Action on Supply Chain Woes
When Federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra and his colleagues host a discussion on Canada’s supply chain today, the forest products sector and its workers will be looking for leadership from Ottawa to address a transportation system that is too often fragile and under-performing.
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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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March 11, 2020
Canada's Forest Sector Supports Efforts To Address National Truck Driver Shortage
Canada's forest sector relies on the trucking workforce to deliver forest products across the country. FPAC supports Trucking HR Canada
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November 26, 2019
Canadians Need Reliable Rail Service
Over 600 communities across Canada are dependent on the forest sector and rely on reliable rail service to deliver forest products around the country and the world
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April 16, 2019
FPAC Welcomes Agency Decision on Supply Chain Congestion Issues
FPAC supports the Canadian Transportation Agency's findings that rail service delivery in British Columbia is creating issues for global trade movement
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January 14, 2019
Forest Sector Applauds Government's Decision to Proceed with Supply Chain Investigation
FPAC remains committed to working with government and our supply chain partners to help secure a more competitive, efficient, and effective transportation system
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November 2, 2017
Forest Sector Welcomes Rail Freight Data Disclosure Component of Bill C-49
Federal Bill C-49 includes greater transparency for rail freight data, step toward improving the transportation system for Canada's forestry communities
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May 16, 2017
Forest Sector Welcomes Natural Resource Canada's Clean Growth Program
FPAC welcomes new federal legislation to improve the transportation system for Canada's forestry communities
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November 3, 2016
Forest Industry Applauds Government For Action To Improve Transportation
FPAC applauds announcement to improve Canada's transportation system. Transportation presents up to one-third of the production costs of any forest products firm.
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