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July 15, 2021
Canadas Forest Sector Announces Winners of Annual Green Dream Internship Program
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to announce the winners of its annual Green Dream Internship Program. Winners will blog about their work experiences in Canada’s forests and mills over the course of the summer. 
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May 12, 2021
Canada’s Forest Sector Welcomes Federal Investments That Spur Innovation and Pave the Way to a Net-Zero Future
Earlier today, Canada’s Minister for Natural Resources, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, launched a call for proposals under the Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes these federal investments to help advance Canada’s forest sector bio-economy and low-emission energy future, while creating and maintaining jobs in communities across the country.
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April 22, 2021
Canada’s Forest Sector Welcomes Canada-US Collaboration on Green and Resilient Infrastructure
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes this cross-border collaboration and is excited about the opportunity it presents for sustainably-sourced and made Canadian wood, pulp and paper, and lower carbon forest bioproducts.
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April 22, 2021
Canada’s Forest Products Sector Celebrates Earth Day – Everyday
As Canadians work together to rebuild our post-pandemic economy, Canada’s forest sector workers stand ready to do our part by taking care of our land and water, lowering carbon emissions, and getting more Canadians back to work.
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March 19, 2021
Celebrating Forestry’s Role In Driving A Green Recovery: International Day Of Forests
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) applaud this year’s theme promoting “Forest Restoration as a Path to Recovery and Well-Being” as one that resonates with the positive impact that the forest products sector is making around the world.
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February 26, 2021
Canadian Forest Sector Welcomes New Federal Advisory Body On Net-zero Emissions
Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson announced the appointment of members of the federal government’s Net-Zero Advisory Board.
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February 11, 2021
Researchers From Laval University & Ubc Named Canadian Finalists For International Forestry Innovation Award
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to announce that a PhD candidate at Laval University and an assistant professor of Engineering at the University of British Columbia have been chosen as the Canadian finalists for the global Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Award.
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December 15, 2020
Canada’s Forest Sector Welcomes Government’s Inclusive Approach To Plant 2 Billion Trees
Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, unveiled the federal government’s plan to launch its 2 billion tree initiative in 2021.
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December 9, 2020
Canada’s Forest Sector Offers Recommendations To Federal Government On Green Recovery
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) released Innovative, Sustainable, Resilient: Recommendations from Canada’s Forest Sector to Drive Economic Recovery and a Net-Zero Carbon Future.
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November 30, 2020
Forest Sector Ready To Advance Canada’s Green Economic Recovery
Canada’s Deputy Prime Minster and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, presented the federal government’s fall economic statement in the House of Commons.
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November 3, 2020
Canada's Forest Sector Key To Canada's Economic Recovery
FPAC shares several ideas to secure a sustainable working forest for workers and communities, and to improve market access opportunities for Canadian wood-based products and bio-products
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October 8, 2020
Global Forest Sector And Workers: Providing Solutions For Pandemic Recovery
FAO, FPAC announce sustainable forest management and forest products will help drive climate friendly economic recovery from COVID-19 pandemic
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