News Releases

July 18, 2022
Canada's Forest Sector Announces Winners of 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2022 Green Dream Internship Program.
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July 6, 2022
Canada’s Forest Sector Applauds Federal Action on Universal Access to High-Speed Internet
The federal government announced new rules which will govern the upcoming 3800 MHz spectrum auction, a move that will increase both the speed and availability of mobile and internet service across Canada.
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June 3, 2022
Two Recipients Named for National Forestry Innovation Awards
In advance of World Environment Day, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is proud to announce the inaugural winners of the Chisholm Awards for Innovation in Forestry
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May 4, 2022
New Global Partnership Announced at World Forestry Congress
Canada’s Derek Nighbor to Serve as Liaison to United Nations Forum on Forests
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April 7, 2022
FPAC Statement On Federal Budget 2022
FPAC was pleased to see Minister Freeland signal the intent to do more to support Canadian workers and families in the face of rising concerns about economic insecurity, jobs, and access to housing.
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March 29, 2022
Forestry Sees Opportunities in Emissions Reduction Plan
We will continue to work closely with the federal government on forestry solutions related to greenhouse gas emissions reductions, wildland fire mitigation plans, and national adaptation strategies.
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March 21, 2022
Canada’s Forestry Sector Launches National Award to Celebrate Innovation
On the United Nations International Day of Forests, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has launched a new national award to recognize youth leadership and innovation in the forest sector.
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March 21, 2022
Canada’s Forestry Sector Calls for an Immediate End to CP’s Rail Stoppage
Earlier today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) President and CEO Derek Nighbor issued the following statement regarding the current work stoppage impacting national rail service.
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March 16, 2022
Getting Canada’s Economy Back on the Rails
Canada needs a resilient and predictable transportation system to meet increasing global demand for our products, keep workers working, and improve economic conditions in rural and northern communities.
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February 15, 2022
FPAC Welcomes West Fraser’s Ray Ferris as Board Chair
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to announce the election of Ray Ferris, President and CEO of West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., as Chair of its Board of Directors
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February 15, 2022
Forest Sector Raises Questions Around Federal Carbon Revenue Sharing Plan
We’re simply asking for transparency, clear consideration of rural and northern Canadian realities, and our fair share: Nighbor
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February 11, 2022
Canada’s Forest Sector Supports National Effort to Address Wildfire Risks and Enhance Forest Resilience
FPAC is committed to being an active and engaged voice in finding solutions to address the growing risk of wildland fires in Canada.
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