OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes today’s federal decision to have the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) investigate supply chain failures in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland.Read more
OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2018 (Press Release) -After significant consultation with key stakeholders, Canada’s Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry released a report today entitled:“Feast or Famine: Impacts of climate change and carbon pricing on agriculture, agri-food and forestry.”Read more
OTTAWA, Sept. 24, 2018 (Press Release) -Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) will appear before the Finance Committee of the House of Commons tomorrow (Tuesday), as part of pre-budget consultations. In doing so, the Association representing 230,000 forest sector workers will seek investments to accelerate innovation, commitments to improve competiveness and increase trade, and support for a vision to secure healthy forests for future generations.Read more
HALIFAX, NS, Sept. 6, 2018 (CNW) -Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) released a comprehensive report today that highlights efforts in support of caribou recovery across the country – along with a series of recommendations to the federal government that will help inform solutions to further preserve and enhance habitat for caribou and other species that inhabit Canada's forests.Read more
OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2018 (CNW) -Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) are proud to open applications for the seventh annual Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth program.
Since 2012, the Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth has been recognizing exceptional Aboriginal youth who go above and beyond to support their communities and contribute to the forest sector. In 2015, FPAC collaborated with CCFM to expand the program and offer two awards.Read more
OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2018 (CNW) -Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) today announced that nominations are open for the 2018 Aboriginal Business Leadership Award. The $5,000 award recognizes and celebrates First Nations entrepreneurs for their success in a forest products business that exemplifies business leadership, exceptional environmental and safety performance and the delivery of high-quality products and services.Read more
CALGARY, AB, Nov. 22, 2017 (CNW) -Today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM), were proud to present the Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth at the Conference Board of Canada's National Summit on Indigenous Youth and Natural Resource Development in Calgary. The two recipients of the award are Isabelle Males of Temiskaming First Nation from New Liskeard, Ontario, and Tristan Flood of Matachewan First Nation from North Bay, Ontario.Read more
OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2017 (Press Release) -Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes Natural Resources Canada’s Clean Growth Program launched today in Ottawa.
The $155-million program will fund clean technology projects, helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve environmental performance in the natural resources sector.Read more