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Canadian Forestry is Important to Our Collective Fight Against Climate Change

October 29, 2018 Tree Talk Blog No comments

The U.S. based Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) latest video on climate change and carbon emissions ignores the facts about what’s actually happening in Canada’s forests and how our forests and Canadian forest management are fighting climate change. NRDC’s video starts in a boreal bog, correctly identifying areas like bogs and peatlands that help us […]

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Earth Rangers and FPAC are proud to announce the winners of the Living Forests Photo Contest

September 21, 2018 Tree Talk Blog No comments

This summer, Earth Rangers and the Forest Products Associated of Canada (FPAC) challenged kids across the country to celebrate Canada’s forests through photography. The contest, which ran from May 1 to August 20, 2018, was open to aspiring photographers aged 12 and under, and had three categories: “best wildlife photo”, “best forest landscape” and “best […]

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Enter the Living Forests Photo Contest

August 13, 2018 Tree Talk Blog No comments

Hey Earth Ranger! Did you know that you have the chance to win* 1 of 3 awesome cameras? All you have to do is take a photo that captures the beauty of Canada’s forests and submit it to the Living Forests Photo Contest! Living Forests Photo Contest ends Aug 20, 2018 at 10:00 am ET. […]

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FPAC Joins Indigenous Day Live Celebration

July 26, 2018 Tree Talk Blog No comments

Last month, FPAC joined the Indigenous Day Live celebration in Ottawa’s Vincent Massey Park – and is proud to have been a partner organization. It was a lively day, packed with the Summer Solstice Competition Pow Wow, a Round Dance, a host of  performances, and fun activities for all ages. The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network […]

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Canadian Forestry is Sustainable Forestry

July 13, 2018 Tree Talk Blog No comments

On June 25, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) promoted letters that unfortunately misrepresented reality when it comes to forest management in Canada. Such misinformationundermines positive community collaborations on the ground and ignores important work happening in Canada’s forests every day. Only about 10% of the world’s forests are independently audited and certified. This third […]

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FPAC To Honour Leading Members, Industry Champions, and Partners

May 16, 2018 Tree Talk Blog No comments

The Canadian forest products industry employs more than 230,000 people in some 600 communities in all regions of the country, but these men and women are more than a workforce – they are the industry.  As the voice of Canada’s forest products sector, FPAC has developed our Awards of Excellence program that salutes those who […]

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Are you ready for a Forest Adventure?

May 1, 2018 Tree Talk Blog No comments

May 1, 2018 You might think of a forest as just a bunch of trees, but if you look a little deeper, you’ll see something magical at work. Living amongst the trees are some of our coolest creatures and most fascinating plants. These wondrous woods aren’t just important to their own ecosystem, they’re important to […]

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NRDC Has it Wrong

March 14, 2018 Tree Talk Blog No comments

Canada was built on forestry. Today, over 600 communities across rural and northern Canada continue to rely on a strong and sustainable forest products sector to support our environment, good jobs, and vibrant towns and cities. Over 90% of Canada’s managed forests are publicly owned. Each jurisdiction has developed legislation and guidelines that must be […]

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