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August 25, 2022
Aidan Starosta: Sharing my first experiences at Resolute: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
My name is Aidan, and I was born and raised in the Denver Metro Area of Colorado, USA. Although I lived in suburbia, I could see the Rocky Mountains from my bedroom window and got to spend a lot of time out in nature.
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News Releases
September 22, 2022
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.
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September 22, 2022
Canada’s Forest Sector Honours Ntityix Resources LP of West Kelowna, BC with Indigenous Business Leadership Award
As National Forest Week is celebrated across the country, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) announced that Ntityix Resources LP of West Kelowna, BC is being honoured with the Indigenous Business Leadership Award.
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September 22, 2022
Susan Yurkovich, Mark Tamas, and Joerg Goetsch Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award from Canada’s Forest Products Sector
Today, FPAC announced that Susan Yurkovich of the BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) & BC Lumber Trade Council, Mark Tamas of Tolko Industries, and Joerg Goetsch of Mercer International have each been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award from Canada’s forest products sector.
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September 22, 2022
Tom Ratz of Resolute Forest Products Honoured with Outstanding Member of the Year Award from Canada’s Forest Products Sector
Today, FPAC announced that Tom Ratz of Resolute Forest Products has been honoured with the Outstanding Member of the Year Award from Canada’s forest products sector.
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August 25, 2022
Aidan Starosta: Interview with Maria Komourdjian, Logistics Director at Resolute: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
In my series of interviews, I decided to meet the director of Logistics, Maria Komourdjian. Maria has taken a step up within the Logistics department, while the vice president, Karen Roach, has taken a temporary relocation assignment to be the general manager of one of our mills!
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August 25, 2022
Aidan Starosta: All about logistics: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
An important part of the forestry industry is logistics. Without the logistics department, mills would not be able to create new products, as the old ones would still be taking up space on the floor.
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August 25, 2022
Aidan Starosta: Interview with John Lafave, Senior Vice President, Pulp and Paper Sales and Marketing: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
One of my favorite parts of working at Resolute Forest Products is that everybody I have run into so far has been friendly and happy to sit down to have a discussion about forestry, and John Lafave is no different.
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August 25, 2022
Andy Goodson: Foraging in the Field: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
If you spend every day in the bush, why not take advantage of a lucrative opportunity? Northern Saskatchewan's forests are ripe with berries, mushrooms and plants for the picking.
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August 25, 2022
Andy Goodson: Interview with a Forester: Rod Pshebnicki: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
I got my first impression of Rod, a woodlands supervisor at Tolko, during my internship training when I overheard him discussing the merits of a day at the beach: “I’d rather be doing anything else. I don’t get it. You’re just lying on dirt.”
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August 25, 2022
Andy Goodson: Interview with a Forester, Chad Wilkinson: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
When I met Chad, I found it amusing how he always seemed to have a piece of grass to roll between his teeth, even when there was no grass to be found.
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August 25, 2022
Andy Goodson: Show and Tell: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
Let's start with... well, why not Andy, since he's clearly not paying attention. He looks like he had an interesting summer. Tell us how you got those freaky tan lines. Or maybe that thousand-yard stare? Is that bug spray I smell?
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August 25, 2022
Basil Cooper: Blog 1: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
My Extended Sustainability Co-op at Canfor!
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August 25, 2022
Basil Cooper: Goat Lick Trip: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
I have been very excited to share this story as it’s one of the most memorable experiences from my time at Canfor and could not have happened without the support of my managers and some amazing colleagues. I like to call this story “the goat lick trip”.
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August 25, 2022
Basil Cooper: From forest to lumber boards: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
In this post I’d like to share my experience of learning about the value chain and business activities from ‘end to end’.
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