Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

FPAC LAUNCHES ANNUAL AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM

February 3, 2020 Press Releases

Earlier today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) launched its third annual Awards of Excellence initiative in Ottawa.  The program is intended to recognize and celebrate the men and women who have made special contributions to strengthen Canada’s forest products sector and our forestry communities.   Each year, FPAC issues a call for nominations so […]

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CANADA’S FOREST SECTOR SUPPORTS SWIFT PASSAGE OF CUSMA

January 29, 2020 Press Releases

Earlier today in the House of Commons, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, tabled a motion bringing Canada closer to an updated North American free trade agreement with the Canada, U.S., Mexico Agreement (CUSMA). Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds this effort to provide clarity for Canadian businesses and exporters. “Canada’s […]

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Budget 2020: Opportunity to keep Canada’s forestry workers working while advancing forest health and fighting climate change

January 27, 2020 Press Releases

January 27, 2020   The Honourable Bill Morneau Department of Finance Canada   Re: Budget 2020: Opportunity to keep Canada’s forestry workers working while advancing forest health and fighting climate change   Dear Minister:   Sustainable forest management and Canadian-made forest products provide solutions to some of the biggest issues facing our country today including […]

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Misleading report fails to understand Canada’s 21st century forest sector; ignores role forests play in helping to fight climate change

December 4, 2019 Press Releases

Derek Nighbor, President and CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) issued the following statement regarding the Wildlands League report on forest practices: Canada is an undisputed global leader in sustainable forest management. For more than 100 years, the forest sector has played a fundamental role in Canada’s economy. Forests are part of our […]

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CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY ISSUES MEDIA STATEMENT ON CN STRIKE

November 20, 2019 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) issued a statement today signalling the sector’s concern over disruptions to Canada’s rail transport system.   “Canada’s forest products sector is responsible for 10% of the total tonnage transported through Canada’s railways, often in remote locations where alternative transportation is limited or unavailable, noted FPAC President and CEO Derek […]

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