Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR SEEKS SUPPORT TO WEATHER THE COVID-19 STORM: FPAC SHARES WITH MPS OPTIMISM FOR THE FUTURE DESPITE CURRENT CHALLENGES

April 17, 2020 Press Releases

Earlier today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) President and CEO appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance to share with MPs how Canada’s forest sector and workers are managing through the current COVID-19 crisis. He also presented to the Committee ideas on how the industry and government can work together to […]

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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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