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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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News Releases
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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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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January 31, 2022
Forest Sector Calls for Action on Supply Chain Woes
When Federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra and his colleagues host a discussion on Canada’s supply chain today, the forest products sector and its workers will be looking for leadership from Ottawa to address a transportation system that is too often fragile and under-performing.
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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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December 1, 2021
FPAC Calls for a Team Canada Action Plan on Trade | The Time for Action is Now: Nighbor
FPAC is calling on the Canadian government to take leadership on a clear action plan to enable sector growth and opportunity for Canadian forestry workers and their families.
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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 12, 2021
UN FAO Report Outlines How Wood-Based Products Fight Climate Change
New technologies create opportunities for forestry to lead the way.
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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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November 2, 2021
FPAC Recognizes Importance of COP26 Global Deforestation Pledge
We are hopeful that today’s Declaration will support the expansion of forest certification to promote sustainably managed forests, encourage responsible consumption worldwide, and help advance our collective fight against climate change.
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October 28, 2021
International Wood Manifesto Launches in Advance of COP26
Growing Canada’s low-carbon future by building with wood.
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October 28, 2021
Experts available to discuss Canadian forestry perspectives and COP26
Experts from Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) are available to discuss Canadian forestry perspectives for climate action, and the important role sustainable forest management and wood-based products will play in Canada’s move to a net-zero carbon economy by 2050.
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