Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR PROMOTES INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR INNOVATION

July 7, 2020 Press Releases

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) recently announced its biennial international Blue Sky Young Researchers Award contest to generate interest and raise awareness around innovations taking place in the world of forestry. The ICFPA is an international group representing twenty-eight countries from around the world that liaises with the United Nations Food […]

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FORESTRY INNOVATION FUNDING AN IMPORTANT FIRST STEP TO SUPPORTING SECTOR RECOVERY

July 3, 2020 Press Releases

Yesterday, the federal government announced renewed funding for Investment in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program and the Indigenous Forestry Initiative (IFI) to accelerate innovation and Indigenous-led economic development in Canada’s forest sector. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes these programs, but cautions that if the federal government is serious about attracting more investment in […]

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CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS SECTOR ANNOUNCES 2020 GREEN DREAM BLOGGERS

June 30, 2020 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to announce its 2020 Green Dream Bloggers – winners of its annual summer internships contest. The national Green Dream Bloggers program was launched in 2013 to provide students working in the forest products sector with an opportunity to promote their work experiences in Canada’s forests and mills […]

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U.S. Lobby Group’s Review of Canada’s Forests Misses the Mark

June 26, 2020 Press Releases

Since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared, Canada’s forest products industry has been hard at work delivering urgently needed, critical products that are helping Canadians and Americans weather this unprecedented crisis.  Our industry is a vital part of supply chains that produce a range of in-demand goods like masks and gowns for the health care sector; […]

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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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