Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS SECTOR EMBRACES ESSENTIAL SERVICE DESIGNATION

April 2, 2020 Press Releases

Today, the federal government moved to recognize that Canada’s forest products sector and its workers provide essential products and services to Canadians. Earlier this week, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) President and CEO Derek Nighbor called on the federal government to bring clarity to this issue given the confusing patchwork of measures that are […]

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Declaring Forest Products Sector as ‘Essential and Critical Infrastructure’ During the COVID-19 Crisis

March 24, 2020 Press Releases

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Justin.Trudeau@parl.gc.ca March 20, 2020 RE: Declaring Forest Products Sector as ‘Essential and Critical Infrastructure’ During the COVID-19 Crisis Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, Let me begin by commending you and your government for […]

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CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR SUPPORTS EFFORTS TO ADDRESS NATIONAL TRUCK DRIVER SHORTAGE

March 11, 2020 Press Releases

Earlier today, Trucking HR Canada released a Labour Market Information (LMI) report entitled: The Road Ahead: Addressing Canada’s Trucking and Logistics Industry Labour Shortage. This is a vital step forward in addressing the ongoing truck driver shortage, as it provides a comprehensive look at the challenges facing the trucking and logistics workforce in Canada.   […]

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CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR THE #CELEBRATECITIZENSHIP CHALLENGE: FORESTRY LEADERS ENCOURAGE ALL TO ATTEND A CITIZENSHIP CEREMONY

March 4, 2020 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Wood Council (CWC) have joined forces in support of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) #CelebrateCitizenship Challenge  – encouraging business leaders and employers across Canada to provide employees with paid time off to attend their citizenship ceremonies – as a step towards a more open, diverse, […]

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