Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

New Agreement Further Erodes the Working Forest

February 21, 2020 Press Releases

(Vancouver) – BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) President and CEO Susan Yurkovich and Forest Products Association of Canada President and CEO Derek Nighbor issued a joint statement in response to the announcement today that the Intergovernmental Partnership Agreement for the Conservation of the Central Group of the Southern Mountain Caribou has been signed. “The […]

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FPAC Joins National Groups in Calling on Federal Government to Bring Peaceful End to Illegal Blockades

February 18, 2020 Press Releases

February 18, 2020 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada Prime Minister’s Office 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A3 RE: Infrastructure Blockades Damaging Canadian Economy Dear Prime Minister: As you are aware, the ongoing rail and other infrastructure blockades taking place in various parts of the country are creating severe […]

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CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS SECTOR ISSUES MEDIA STATEMENT ON RAIL NETWORK CLOSURES : CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS AND OPERATIONS FACING SERIOUS RISKS

February 13, 2020 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) issued a statement today signalling the sector’s serious concern over disruptions to Canada’s rail transport system.   “Canada’s forest products sector generates over $73 billion in annual economic activity, ships to 180 countries around the world, and is responsible for 10% of the total tonnage moved along Canada’s railway […]

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CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR EMBRACES NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

February 5, 2020 Press Releases

As delegates gather in Ottawa  to attend Nature Canada’s climate solutions summit, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and Forests Ontario issued a joint statement signalling the support of Canada’s renewable forest sector to advance nature-based solutions to help fight climate change.   “Sustainable forest management and Canadian-made forest products help us reduce greenhouse gas […]

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