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August 5, 2022
Andy Goodson: The Wins and Woes of Flagging Road: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
"I'd rather drag a firehose through hell than write an email."
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August 5, 2022
Bailey Brokenshire: Blog: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
For the first few weeks at Tolko, my three coworkers and I spent our days meeting everyone in the Woodlands division, organizing equipment and going through various field and online training.
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August 5, 2022
Cody Oliver: Blog: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
Welcome to my first blog, I’d like to use the first blog as an opportunity to introduce myself, where I come from and some other fun things.
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August 5, 2022
Samantha Shapira: Blog: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
My name is Samantha and I thought a great way to start off my role as a Green Dream Intern for the Forest Products Association of Canada was to give a quick introduction to myself and how I ended up working with Al-Pac as a summer student.
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August 5, 2022
Victoria Carlyle: Kraft Process Writeup: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
My summer position and my educational background is all STEM heavy and technical, so I figured a good first entry would be a brief explanation of how the process at the mill works so we can better understand how I fit into it.
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April 12, 2022
Poll Results Show Canadians Increasingly Recognize the Benefits of Forestry
A public opinion survey conducted by Abacus Data shows that Canadians are gaining a better appreciation for Canada’s forest industry and the contributions of its workers.
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March 21, 2022
Eight reasons to observe International Day of Forests in Canada
The United Nations (UN) has declared March 21 as International Day of Forests. Here are eight reasons why forests are important for our economy, our planet, and society at large.
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December 23, 2021
Seeing the Opportunity in Canada’s Forests: Looking Ahead to 2022
that Canada’s forests, manufacturing facilities, forest products, and Canadian forestry know-how give our country an advantage that is the envy of most countries on the planet. Let’s use it.
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November 29, 2021
Indigenous Cultural Awareness Training
A series on the cultural awareness of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples.
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November 4, 2021
Forestry – Canada’s Secret (Climate Change) Weapon
Canada’s forests and the sustainably sourced products they provide are among the most powerful weapons in Canada’s climate change arsenal as we work to reduce emissions and store more carbon in the coming years.
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October 1, 2021
California Procurement Bill Threatens Canadian Forestry Jobs and State Social Housing Initiative
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the United Steelworkers (USW) fully support the legislation’s laudable intention to ensure that wood products are responsibly sourced from sustainably managed forests.
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September 5, 2021
Aurelia Jas: The Forbidden Site Prep Tool: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
I got a set list of blocks that were to be sprayed, and I needed to walk them to ensure that all waterways had 40-meter buffer boundaries flagged off and check to make sure that all other ephemeral streams were either dried up or not flowing. The last thing we want is to get chemicals into a waterway!
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