Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

RESEARCHERS FROM LAVAL UNIVERSITY & UBC NAMED CANADIAN FINALISTS FOR INTERNATIONAL FORESTRY INNOVATION AWARD

February 11, 2021 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to announce that a PhD candidate at Laval University and an assistant professor of Engineering at the University of British Columbia have been chosen as the Canadian finalists for the global Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Award. The Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Award is […]

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CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR WELCOMES GOVERNMENT’S INCLUSIVE APPROACH TO PLANT 2 BILLION TREES

December 15, 2020 Press Releases

Earlier today Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, unveiled the federal government’s plan to launch its 2 billion tree initiative in 2021. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds this thoughtful and inclusive approach which will help Canada move to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Canada’s forest sector plants roughly 600 […]

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CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR OFFERS RECOMMENDATIONS TO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON GREEN RECOVERY

December 9, 2020 Press Releases

Earlier today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) released Innovative, Sustainable, Resilient: Recommendations from Canada’s Forest Sector to Drive Economic Recovery and a Net-Zero Carbon Future. The report, submitted to the federal government, outlines how Canadian forestry workers, forest management, and forest products can help kickstart a green economic recovery. At today’s launch, FPAC President […]

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FOREST SECTOR READY TO ADVANCE CANADA’S GREEN ECONOMIC RECOVERY

November 30, 2020 Press Releases

Earlier today, Canada’s Deputy Prime Minster and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, presented the federal government’s fall economic statement in the House of Commons. In response, below is a statement from Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) President and CEO, Derek Nighbor: “Two things are abundantly clear. First, real economic recovery cannot take place […]

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CANADA’S FORESTRY SECTOR SUPPORTS FEDERAL MOVE TOWARD NET-ZERO EMISSIONS BY 2050

November 19, 2020 Press Releases

Earlier today, Canada’s federal government tabled a bill that will put Canada on the path to meet net-zero emission targets by 2050. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) supports this move to chart a course for clean growth and net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Below is a statement from FPAC President and CEO, Derek Nighbor: “Canada’s forest sector is […]

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