Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases


FPAC Welcomes Agency Decision on Supply Chain Congestion Issues

April 16, 2019 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes the Canadian Transportation Agency’s recent findings around rail service delivery in the Vancouver corridor. Canada’s forest products sector relies on an efficient and reliable transportation system to move its products throughout Canada and to global markets. Over the past two years, system congestion through the Lower Mainland of […]

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Canada’s Forest Sector Applauds Investments in Skills and Innovation

March 19, 2019 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the federal government’s commitment to skills development and innovation in Canada’s forest products sector. Today’s budget commits more than $250M in funding to bolster Canada’s forest products industry, which employs more than 230,000 Canadians. “Today the government signaled that it recognizes and supports the transformation taking place in […]

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Forest Sector Pays Tribute to Victim of Ethiopian Plane Crash

March 11, 2019 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada President and CEO Derek Nighbor issued the following statement today upon learning that Peter deMarsh, a life-long advocate of the Canadian forest sector and woodlot owners, was among those who perished in Sunday’s crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane: “The forestry community lost an incredible man this weekend.  Peter dedicated […]

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FPAC Announces Second Annual Awards Of Excellence Program

February 21, 2019 Press Releases

February 20, 2019 – Ottawa: Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) announced that its Awards of Excellence luncheon will take place this year in Vancouver on May 9th. The second annual event recognizes and celebrates the men and women who have made special contributions to strengthen Canada’s forest products sector and our forestry communities.   […]

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