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October 20, 2021
Job Posting – Communications Coordinator
We have a unique opportunity for someone who wants to learn and develop skills in communications and public affairs.
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October 20, 2021
Canada’s Forest Sector Supports New National Program for Indigenous Youth
Earlier today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) made a $10,000 commitment to support the Outland Youth Employment Program (OYEP) and its education and training program for Indigenous youth.
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October 5, 2021
From Zero Waste to Net Zero, Canada’s Forests Are Critical to a Cleaner, Greener Future
Canada’s sustainably-managed forests and the carbon-storing wood products they provide are key to supporting Canada’s transition to a net-zero carbon economy by 2050 - meeting conservation targets and creating the quality green jobs of tomorrow at the same time.
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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
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!
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September 5, 2021
Aurelia Jas: Summer Came and Went: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
I was hired as a Woodlands intern with Weyerhaeuser Grande Prairie, which meant that I would be working within silviculture, operations, and planning in a split role. My summer was filled with all sorts of different jobs, such as boundary layout, block re-ribboning, drone flying, road maintenance, and many other jobs that continuously kept me on my toes.
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September 4, 2021
Aurelia Jas: Drone Flights and Road Reclamation: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
I’ve seen firsthand the effort that is taken to ensure that harvesting is done in the most sustainable way. Recent cut blocks are surrounded by multi-age stands, varying from 20 to 60 years old, ensuring that a large span of land is never cut at once. Having multi-age stands is important in ensuring that wildlife and biodiversity still have room to grow while we fulfill our wood needs.‍
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September 3, 2021
Emma Schlosser: My Final Blog: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
I wanted to use this blog to reflect on my summer and share some of my experiences. As you all know, this summer I worked at Alberta Newsprint Company, however, one thing I did not tell you in the beginning is the many different departments I worked in! So here is a fun little timeline from my summer:
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September 3, 2021
Arianna Loogman: Planning from the Sky: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program
Beaver dams, steep slopes, access routes, and places to land a helicopter during layout are other elements we may be looking for during this process. While data and imagery are available to help plan the blocks, seeing it from the sky can often provide a much clearer and more current picture of the forest.
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September 1, 2021
Emma Schlosser: Indigenous Partnerships and Land Usage: FPAC Green Dream Intership Program 2021
Today I would like to take sometime to talk about the importance of Indigenous partnerships in the forestry sector. ANC is on Treaty 8 land, the original resting grounds of the Cree and Athapaskans (Dené) people. These Indigenous groups were spread out across the territory that ANC currently resides on and were the original inhabitants of the forests we use today.
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