Forest Products Association of Canada

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Job Posting – Director, Conservation Biology

December 4, 2020 Tree Talk Blog No comments

Position Type Full-time Ottawa About FPAC Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is the voice of Canadian wood, pulp, paper, and bio-products producers nationally and internationally. Canada’s forest products industry generates $73.6 billion annually and exports over half of that to the world. The industry is one of Canada’s largest employers, operating in 600 forest-dependent […]

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Partnering for Success – The Annual Industrial Consumption and Energy (ICE) Survey

November 4, 2020 Tree Talk Blog No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and Statistics Canada are celebrating five years of successful partnership for the collection of data for tracking energy efficiencies in forest sector mill operations. By providing detailed and quality data to Statistics Canada annually, Canada’s forest products sector is affirming its commitment to data-driven solutions and actively tracking its […]

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Job Posting – Environmental Analyst

October 16, 2020 Tree Talk Blog No comments

Position Type • 1-year contract; • Remote work capability; • Applications from across Canada will be accepted.   About FPAC Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is the voice of Canadian wood, pulp, paper, and bio-products producers nationally and internationally. Canada’s forest products industry generates $73.6 billion annually and exports over half of that to […]

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Forestry Steps Up to Help Neighbours in Need

April 28, 2020 Tree Talk Blog No comments

Foresters spend a lot of time in the outdoors and they know that trees are connected to each other through underground networks that let them share water, nutrients, and information that is essential for life.  Trees are very much like people in that the health of our respective communities is directly related to the well […]

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Two Billion Trees – Considerations for a Successful Federal Tree Planting Program

January 27, 2020 Tree Talk Blog No comments

During the federal election campaign, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau committed to “plant two billion trees to clean our air and protect our communities”. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds this initiative and would like to share some ideas and considerations in an effort to support the government in maximizing the program’s potential environmental, economic, […]

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Looking Back – Looking Forward: A Guest Blog by Judy Johnston

October 9, 2019 Tree Talk Blog No comments

It’s truly interesting to look back.  Working in the mill, forestry, logistics, sales, and then a Trader for 28 years – first Lumber, then OSB and now Plywood, selling into every State and Province during that time.  So, where to begin? I moved to a small lumber town as a licensed insurance adjuster.  Needless to […]

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Forestry for the Future: delivering on Canada’s bioeconomy potential

October 7, 2019 Tree Talk Blog No comments

Forest products have been a lynchpin of the Canadian economy for centuries, if not millennia. Our forests have allowed for a dynamic and resilient forest industry that is a world-leader in innovation and sustainability. Thanks to a combination of Canada’s rich forests, a drive to innovate and a commitment to creating a greener environment, our […]

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FPAC Guest Blog – Mona Chapates, Tolko #Takeyourplace

September 23, 2019 Tree Talk Blog No comments

I’ve never been asked to write a blog before, and to be honest I googled “how to write a blog” to know where to begin. I’m grateful for this opportunity to share some aspects of my journey which have been impactful in my career, in hopes that it might create a positive impact for someone […]

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Diversity: A Blueprint for our Future Forests – Blog by Dana Collins, Canadian Institute of Forestry

March 21, 2019 Tree Talk Blog No comments

Canada is a forest nation! With approximately 40% of our total area covered with forests or other wooded land, our forests play a vitally important role in supporting healthy communities. Our vast forested area that spans coast to coast supports biodiversity, provides essential ecosystem services, acts as a cornerstone of economic prosperity, provides recreational and […]

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