Forest Products Association of Canada

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Canadians need reliable rail service

November 26, 2019 Op Eds

The CN Rail strike is only a week old, but its impacts are already being felt in communities across Canada.   TD Economics estimates that this dispute could cost the Canadian economy more than 2.2 billion if it continues to November 30th.   While CN rail service is suspended, Canadian farmers, foresters, miners, and manufacturers have […]

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The Search for Canada’s Greenest Workforce

November 13, 2019 Op Eds

Ann Evans, Chief Financial & Operating Officer, Canadian Kraft Paper Industries; Board of Directors, Forest Products Association of Canada Canada’s forest industry has come a long way from the iconic lumberjack. Today, men and women of all ages and from different backgrounds are now powering today’s forest products sector with skills that run from biology […]

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Climate Change is a Call to Action for Canada’s Forestry Industry

October 5, 2019 Op Eds

Climate change and the environment are now among the top issues for Canadians during a federal election campaign. The Angus Reid Institute recently reported that nearly 70 per cent of Canadians say climate change should be a top priority for the next federal government. Shortly before the election period began, the Canadian Council of Forest […]

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Final Cut: Canada leads in forest certification

August 23, 2019 Op Eds

By Derek Nighbor – President and CEO, Forest Products Association of Canada Forestry has long been foundational in the history, economy, and culture of Canada. More recently, it has figured prominently in what is fast becoming a global “cri de coeur” for environmental leadership and action on climate change. This past December, Canada’s forest sector […]

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Request for Proposal – Strategic Communications – Canada’s Greenest Workforce

July 10, 2019 Advocacy

FPAC is currently seeking strategic communications support to promote and increase users to its recently enhanced online job-matching tool. (Canada’s Greenest Workforce www.greenestworkforce.ca). In issuing this Request for Proposal (RFP), FPAC intends to develop a short list of potential vendors for this project. Following oral presentations (if required) and reference checks, a preferred vendor will […]

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