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December 22, 2022
Climate Smart Forestry: For the Environment and for the Future of Canada’s Northern and Rural Communities
On the net-zero carbon transition, Canadian forestry is ahead of the curve given greenhouse gas emissions have been reduced by nearly 70% at our manufacturing facilities since the 1990s. There is an opportunity to do more
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December 7, 2022
Canada’s Forest Sector Releases National Report on Biodiversity Conservation
Earlier today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) launched a national conservation report entitled: Conservation Forestry – Careful Use of Canada’s Forest Resources.
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November 18, 2022
COP27: New Global Forestry Report Highlights the Importance of Growing National Forest-Based Economies
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes the launch of a new global report at the United Nations World Climate Conference (COP27) in Egypt that will help advance forestry solutions and policy dialogue in Canada and other forested nations worldwide.
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November 10, 2022
Canadian Forestry Documentary – Capturing Carbon – to be Featured at United Nations COP27 Conference
FPAC is pleased to announce that its Capturing Carbon documentary was selected to be shown at COP27, the United Nations International Conference on Climate Change and Sustainability
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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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September 22, 2022
Robert Merasty of Indigenous Resource Network (IRN) & Jeff Bromley of United Steelworkers (USW) Celebrated with FPAC Partnership Award
Today, FPAC announced that Robert Merasty of the Indigenous Resource Network (IRN) and Jeff Bromley of the United Steelworkers (USW) are being honoured with the FPAC Partnership Award.
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September 22, 2022
Indigenous Youth from Manitoba, Quebec, and Northern BC Recognized with Forest Products Sector Skills Awards
Today, FPAC and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) are recognizing three accomplished individuals with the 2022 Skills Awards for Indigenous Youth.
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September 22, 2022
Cariboo-Prince George MP, Mayors of Radium Hot Springs & Dawson Creek, and Alberta Northwest Species at Risk Committee Named Community Champions by Canada’s Forest Products Sector
Today, FPAC and TELUS announced that Member of Parliament Todd Doherty, Dawson Creek Mayor Dale Bumstead, Radium Hot Springs Mayor Clara Reinhardt, and Alberta Northwest Species at Risk Committee, are being honoured as Community Champions by Canada’s forest products sector.
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September 22, 2022
Christa Campbell of Resolute Forest Products Receives Rising Star Award from Canada’s Forest Products Sector
Today, FPAC and MNP announced that Christa Campbell of Resolute Forest Products is being honoured with the Rising Star Award from Canada’s forest products sector.
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September 22, 2022
Wendy Crosina of Weyerhaeuser Canadian Timberlands Receives Women in Forestry Award from Canada’s Forest Products Sector
Today, FPAC and Silvacom announced that Wendy Crosina of Weyerhaeuser Canadian Timberlands (Edmonton, Alberta) is the recipient of the Women in Forestry Award.
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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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August 25, 2022
Aidan Starosta: Interview with Seth Kursman, VP, Corporate Communications, Sustainability, and Government Affairs: FPAC 2022 Green Dream Internship Program
An important part of working in a corporate office is networking within the company. Resolute Forest Products promotes this practice and encourages us, interns, to interact with multiple departments.
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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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