Forest Products Association of Canada

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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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CANADA’S FIRST NATIONAL BIOECONOMY STRATEGY, “CANADA’S BIOECONOMY STRATEGY: LEVERAGING OUR STRENGTHS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE”

May 15, 2019 Advocacy

Canada’s first national Bioeconomy Strategy, released today by Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, reflects the views of more than 400 industry representatives from across the country. The Strategy recommends action on four key priority areas identified in foundational work by the Advisory Council on Economic Growth, the Economic Sector Strategy Tables, and Canada’s forestry ministers. These priority […]

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OPINION | WORKFORCE DIVERSITY – CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR BRANCHES OUT

February 20, 2019 Op Eds

by Derek Nighbor, president & CEO Forest Products Association of Canada The transformation that is happening in Canada’s forest products sector is not limited to the new technologies we see in our forests and at our mills, nor in the new global markets we are reaching.  It is also reflected in the changing face of our workforce. […]

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