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June 7, 2024
Canada’s Forest Sector Welcomes New National Wildland Fire Strategy
FPAC welcomes this proactive strategy to address worsening wildfires and their impacts on human health and safety, community infrastructure, the environment, and local economies.
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May 8, 2024
Canada’s Forest Sector Unveils National Innovation Awards Winners at United Nations Forum on Forests
As the nineteenth session of the UNFF convenes in NYC this week, FPAC is pleased to announce that Penghui Zhu and Manon Beaufils-Marquet are this year’s winners of FPAC’s Chisholm Awards for Innovation in Forestry
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May 2, 2024
Canada’s Forest Sector Welcomes Federal Emissions Report
Forestry plays a critical role in addressing worsening fire patterns and the use of renewable forest products is essential to Canada securing a lower carbon economy
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April 16, 2024
Canada’s Forest Sector Responds to 2024 Federal Budget
To keep people, communities, and critical infrastructure safer from fire, more must be done in collaboration with provinces, municipalities, and Indigenous Peoples to support more active management of our forests – similar to investments and approaches we are seeing in the United States and Europe.
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February 13, 2024
Canada’s Forest Sector Unveils Roadmap Toward Net-Zero at Globe Forum 2024
As global leaders representing government, business and the environment meet in Vancouver this week, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has launched an important report
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February 12, 2024
Recognizing Research Excellence: Canadian Forestry Innovation Awards Program Now Accepting Applications
The Chisholm Awards for Innovation in Forestry, now in its third year, is opening its doors once again to celebrate the innovative spirit and leadership of young students and researchers in Canada’s forest sector.
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December 14, 2023
Canada’s Forest Sector Welcomes Federal Pre-Approved Housing Design Initiative
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes the federal government's move to introduce a catalogue of pre-approved, ready-to-build housing designs
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December 11, 2023
COP 28: Canada’s Forest Sector Unveils Roadmap to Support Climate Resilience and Emissions Reduction Targets
COP 28: Canada’s Forest Sector Unveils Roadmap to Support Climate Resilience and Emissions Reduction Targets
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December 5, 2023
Canada’s Forest Sector Key to Tackling Housing Crisis While Bolstering Climate Resiliency
Meeting Canada’s housing demand is about more than just building affordable homes. The National Housing Strategy notes that homes must also be climate-resilient.
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November 21, 2023
Fall Economic Statement Recognizes Biomass Technologies as Necessary to Reducing Emissions and Improving Canadian Competitiveness
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the federal government’s decision to include forest biomass conversion technologies for heat and electricity generation in its Clean Manufacturing and Clean Electricity Investment Tax Credits (ITCs)
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October 30, 2023
Ground-Breaking Legislation Puts Canada on the Path to a Greener Future
The forest sector has long touted the benefits of new and innovative building materials as a means of reducing our collective carbon footprint.
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September 20, 2023
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) Announces 2023 Awards of Excellence Winners
As National Forest Week is celebrated across the country, FPAC is pleased to announce the winners of its annual Awards of Excellence program.
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