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Stay up-to-date on the latest news and information on how Canada's forest products sector is building resiliency, adapting to meet the changing environmental and economic needs of our country, and working to keep our forests as forests forever.
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July 27, 2021
Traffic Jams to Timberlands: My New Internship in Forestry: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
his would be my life for the next four months while I worked as a forestry intern for Weyerhaeuser Timberlands. It was a drastic change for me, but one I was ready for.
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News Releases
July 15, 2021
Canadas Forest Sector Announces Winners of Annual Green Dream Internship Program
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to announce the winners of its annual Green Dream Internship Program. Winners will blog about their work experiences in Canada’s forests and mills over the course of the summer. 
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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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July 27, 2021
How I Lost My SPOT and Learned the Truth about Blisters: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
When you start your first job in forestry, there is a lot of preparation required: the first cardinal point of advice is to buy good work boots and wear them in before you start.
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July 27, 2021
Meet Aurelia Jas: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
I had always been fascinated with the large trees that surrounded me and had always been my place of comfort. I grew up playing in forests, catching frogs in ponds, and snakes in the bush. I had always had a connection to the forest and realised from an early age that being amongst the trees made me happy.
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July 27, 2021
Meet Carter Wilde: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
I work at Alberta Newsprint Company as an Engineering intern where I work alongside a few other engineers completing small projects, assisting them in larger projects, and producing drawings with cad software.
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July 27, 2021
Introduction to Blog-ology: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
This summer I get the privilege to learn about the different roles and responsibilities at our plant and how HR supports the operation in finding success.
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July 27, 2021
Opportunities Everywhere: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
My role at Tolko has made me realize that there are opportunities for jobs that you might not have thought to exist but are very important jobs. I would like to share some of them with you.
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July 27, 2021
Welcome to Whitecourt: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
Many people don’t know what it is like to grow up in a rural community, so I would like to use this blog to show you what a forestry town looks like. Please enjoy this little glimpse into my childhood and what it is like growing up in Whitecourt.
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July 27, 2021
Meet Emma Schlosser: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
My name is Emma Schlosser and throughout the duration of the summer I will be bringing some insight from the perspective of an Alberta girl living and working in forestry.
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July 27, 2021
Meet Arianna Loogman: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
When I'm not spending my days learning how to plan for a harvest, helping to maintain roads, or assisting my supervisor Peggy with silviculture projects, I spend a lot of time working on my families' farm.
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July 27, 2021
My Adventure in the Wood Industry: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
From a young age I was exposed to forestry and its impacts on a small town.
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July 27, 2021
Adapting to Life in a Small Town: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
For daily life in a small town, it is easy to become accustomed to the relaxed pace and the easy commutes.
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