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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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News Releases
September 20, 2021
Canada’s Forest Sector Announces Awards of Excellence Recipients, Celebrating Its Best and Brightest
As National Forest Week is celebrated across the country, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is seizing the opportunity to announce the recipients of its annual Awards of Excellence program – which recognizes the outstanding men and women across Canada who have made exceptional contributions to the forest sector and to forestry communities.
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September 20, 2021
PEI Senator Diane Griffin & Marc Joron of Timmins Honoured as Community Champions by Canada’s Forest Products Sector
Today, FPAC announced that Senator Diane Griffin and Marc Joron of EACOM Timber Corporation have been honoured with the Forest Community Champion Award.
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September 20, 2021
Fabian Glowalla of Mercer Celgar Pulp in Castlegar Receives Innovation Award from Canada’s Forest Products Sector
Today, FPAC announced that Fabian Glowalla of Mercer Celgar Pulp in Castlegar, BC is the recipient of the 2021 Innovation Award.
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September 20, 2021
Janet Lane of Dryden, Ontario & Marc Bédard of Montreal, Quebec Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award from Canada’s Forest Products Sector
Today, FPAC announced that Janet Lane of Domtar Corporation in Dryden, Ontario and Marc Bédard of Resolute Forest Products in Montreal are recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award.
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September 20, 2021
PEI Senator Diane Griffin & Marc Joron of Timmins Honoured as Community Champions by Canada’s Forest Products Sector
Today, FPAC announced that Senator Diane Griffin and Marc Joron of EACOM Timber Corporation have been honoured with the Forest Community Champion Award.
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September 20, 2021
Fabian Glowalla of Mercer Celgar Pulp in Castlegar Receives Innovation Award from Canada’s Forest Products Sector
Today, FPAC announced that Fabian Glowalla of Mercer Celgar Pulp in Castlegar, BC is the recipient of the 2021 Innovation Award.
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September 20, 2021
Janet Lane of Dryden, Ontario & Marc Bédard of Montreal, Quebec Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award from Canada’s Forest Products Sector
Today, FPAC announced that Janet Lane of Domtar Corporation in Dryden, Ontario and Marc Bédard of Resolute Forest Products in Montreal are recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award.
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September 20, 2021
Canada’s Forestry Sector Honours Agoke Development Corporation of Thunder Bay with Indigenous Business Leadership Award
Today, FPAC announced that Agoke Development Corporation of Thunder Bay, Ontario is the recipient of the Indigenous Business Leadership Award.
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September 20, 2021
Amber Armstrong of Peace River, Alberta & Andrew de Vries of Vernon, British Columbia Honoured with Outstanding Member of the Year Award From Canada’s Forest Products Sector
Today, FPAC announced that Amber Armstrong of Mercer International in Peace River, Alberta and Andrew de Vries of Tolko Industries in Vernon, BC are recipients of the 2021 Outstanding Member of the Year award.
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September 20, 2021
Earth Rangers & Outland Youth Employment Program Honoured with FPAC Partnership Award
Today, FPAC announced that Earth Rangers and Outland Youth Employment Program (OYEP) are being honoured with the FPAC Partnership Award.
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September 20, 2021
Aaron DesLauriers of Mercer Peace River & Nikki Stein of Resolute Forest Products Receive Rising Star Award from Canada’s Forest Products Sector
Today, FPAC announced that Aaron DesLauriers of Mercer Peace River and Nikki Stein of Resolute Forest Products are the winners of the 2021 Rising Star Award.
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September 20, 2021
Indigenous Youth in Ontario and New Brunswick Honoured with Forest Products Sector Skills Awards
Today, FPAC and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) are recognizing three accomplished individuals who are receiving the 2021 Skills Awards for Indigenous Youth.
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September 20, 2021
Kristin Dangelmaier of Domtar Corporation in Kamloops Receives Women in Forestry Award from Canada’s Forest Products Sector
Today, FPAC announced that Kristin Dangelmaier of Domtar Corporation in Kamloops, BC is the recipient of the Woman in Forestry Award of Excellence.
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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!
Read This
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