Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

Misleading report fails to understand Canada’s 21st century forest sector; ignores role forests play in helping to fight climate change

December 4, 2019 Press Releases

Derek Nighbor, President and CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) issued the following statement regarding the Wildlands League report on forest practices: Canada is an undisputed global leader in sustainable forest management. For more than 100 years, the forest sector has played a fundamental role in Canada’s economy. Forests are part of our […]

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CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY ISSUES MEDIA STATEMENT ON CN STRIKE

November 20, 2019 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) issued a statement today signalling the sector’s concern over disruptions to Canada’s rail transport system.   “Canada’s forest products sector is responsible for 10% of the total tonnage transported through Canada’s railways, often in remote locations where alternative transportation is limited or unavailable, noted FPAC President and CEO Derek […]

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Building the Forest Sector’s Talent Pipeline: Job-Matching Tool Will Help Connect Workers With Foresty Job Opportunities

November 4, 2019 Press Releases

Canada’s forest sector is building a talent pipeline to fill an array of good-paying jobs in engineering, skilled trades, mill and woodlands operations, and administration.   Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is launching a campaign to raise awareness around job opportunities in Canada’s forest sector.  The The Greenest Workforce initiative builds on earlier joint […]

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CANADA’S FORESTRY SECTOR SUPPORTS PLAN FOR CANADA’S FUTURE GROWTH

October 30, 2019 Press Releases

Earlier today, the Business Council of Canada (BCC) issued a report that calls on the country’s newly elected MPs to come together and support a forward-thinking agenda that will improve the lives of Canadians.  Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) supports this forward-thinking and collaborative approach to securing Canada’s economic future.   Developed by the […]

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