Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

Mining and Forestry Groups Call on Government to Take Action to End Strike at Port of Montreal

August 14, 2020 Press Releases

Today, resource industry groups have united to demand the federal government intervene in the ongoing Port of Montreal strike. After a protracted rail strike in November, rail blockades in February, and the ongoing and significant supply chain disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Port of Montreal strike is exacerbating an already stressful situation by […]

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FOREST PRODUCTS SECTOR POISED TO HELP CANADA BUILD BACK BETTER AND SPUR ECONOMIC RECOVERY

August 10, 2020 Press Releases

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has been working closely with the federal government to help shape policies and programs to keep our businesses operating, our workers working safely, and  our essential supply chain moving. On Friday, FPAC submitted some perspectives and recommendations to the federal government’s 2021 […]

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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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