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CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR OFFERS RECOMMENDATIONS TO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON GREEN RECOVERY

December 9, 2020 Press Releases No comments

Earlier today, 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. The report, submitted to the federal government, outlines how Canadian forestry workers, forest management, and forest products can help kickstart a green economic recovery. At today’s launch, FPAC President […]

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FOREST SECTOR READY TO ADVANCE CANADA’S GREEN ECONOMIC RECOVERY

November 30, 2020 Press Releases No comments

Earlier today, Canada’s Deputy Prime Minster and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, presented the federal government’s fall economic statement in the House of Commons. In response, below is a statement from Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) President and CEO, Derek Nighbor: “Two things are abundantly clear. First, real economic recovery cannot take place […]

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CANADA’S FORESTRY SECTOR SUPPORTS FEDERAL MOVE TOWARD NET-ZERO EMISSIONS BY 2050

November 19, 2020 Press Releases No comments

Earlier today, Canada’s federal government tabled a bill that will put Canada on the path to meet net-zero emission targets by 2050. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) supports this move to chart a course for clean growth and net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Below is a statement from FPAC President and CEO, Derek Nighbor: “Canada’s forest sector is […]

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CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR KEY TO CANADA’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY

November 3, 2020 Press Releases No comments

Earlier today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources to speak with Members of Parliament about how government can work with forest sector workers and communities to advance economic recovery and help grow a lower carbon economy for tomorrow. FPAC’s remarks outlined several potential solutions […]

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GLOBAL FOREST SECTOR AND WORKERS: PROVIDING SOLUTIONS FOR PANDEMIC RECOVERY

October 8, 2020 Press Releases No comments

Earlier today, the global forestry advisory body to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) released details on how sustainable forest management and forest products are well-positioned to drive a healthy, green, and inclusive recovery as we continue to face serious challenges related to COVID-19 around the world. In its statement released […]

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FPAC Announces Sponsorship of Epping-Weagle Mixed Doubles Curling Team

September 28, 2020 Press Releases No comments

“Lisa and John represent the very traits and spirit of Canadians who work in forestry” says FPAC’s Nighbor   With the conclusion of National Forest Week and as Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and its partners continue to celebrate the best and brightest in Canada’s forest sector through the annual FPAC Awards of Excellence […]

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CANADA’S FORESTERS RECOGNIZED AS KEY PARTNERS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

September 23, 2020 Press Releases No comments

“It’s time to turn this environmental advantage into an economic and jobs advantage” says FPAC’s Nighbor   Earlier today, Governor General Julie Payette delivered the Liberal government’s throne speech, laying out the federal government’s priorities for the upcoming session of Parliament. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomed the federal government recognizing the role that […]

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DUCKS UNLIMITED CANADA AND UNIVERTSITY OF ALBERTA HONOURED WITH FPAC FOREST PARTNER AWARD

September 21, 2020 Press Releases No comments

Earlier today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) announced the recipients of its annual Awards of Excellence which included Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the Department of Renewable Resources at the University of Alberta – each of whom exemplify the true meaning of partnership. The Canadian forest industry employs more than 230,000 people in over […]

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CANADA’S FORESTRY SECTOR HONOURS ALAIN PAUL AND GRANULES LG INC. OF MASHTEUIATSH, QUEBEC WITH INDIGENOUS BUSINESS LEADERSHIP AWARD

September 21, 2020 Press Releases No comments

Earlier today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), in partnership with Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), named Alain Paul with Granules LG Inc., of Mashteuiatsh, QuĂ©bec as the recipient of the 2020 Indigenous Business Leadership Award.  The 2019 Indigenous Business Leadership Award celebrates Indigenous entrepreneurs in the forest products industry who exemplify business leadership […]

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PONTIAC MP WILLIAM AMOS HONOURED AS COMMUNITY CHAMPION BY CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS SECTOR

September 21, 2020 Press Releases No comments

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today announced the recipients of its annual Awards of Excellence which includes William Amos, MP and Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, as a 2020 Forest Community Champion. FPAC presents its Awards of Excellence to recognize leadership in the sector and to honour the achievements of […]

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