Forest Products Association of Canada

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Sustainable Forest Management Will Help Drive Our Net Zero Future

March 19, 2021 Op Eds

By Derek Nighbor | President and CEO, Forest Products Association of Canada Governments and stakeholders agree that we must urgently work together to build our net zero carbon future. The cost of inaction is simply far too great.  The sooner we act, the more effectively we can reduce the risks and protect the health and […]

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February 3, 2021 Op Eds

Earlier today, Forest Products Association of Canada President and CEO Derek Nighbor joined partners from across Ontario’s forestry value chain at the Forests Ontario annual conference, which is taking place virtually through February 5. This year’s event is themed Growing our Future and provides landowners, forestry professionals, students, and educators, and those passionate about Ontario’s […]

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Leaning in by leading the way: Canada’s forest Sector embraces UN Sustainable Development Goals and WEF’s 2020 core focus on fighting climate change

January 21, 2020 Op Eds

As political and business leaders descend on Davos-Klosters (Switzerland) for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, issues related to climate change are looming larger than normal over this year’s gathering. It’s not just the official theme of “Stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world” that has set the tone so succinctly. It’s the […]

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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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