Media Advisory - Forest Products Association of Canada and Leading
Environmental Organizations to Make Major Announcement on Conservation and
Competitiveness

MONTREAL, May 17 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada representing 21 forestry companies including AbitibiBowater and Tembec, and some of Québec's leading environmental organizations such as Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Canopy and Greenpeace invite you to attend to a news conference on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 in Montréal at which they will be making an announcement of global and regional significance to the competitiveness of the Quebec forest products industry and wilderness conservation.

Participants in the news conference will include AbitibiBowater, Canadian Boreal Initiative, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Canopy, David Suzuki Foundation, FPAC, Greenpeace and Tembec.

    
    Day:      Tuesday, May 18, 2010
    Time:     11:00 am EDT (GMT -4)
    Location: Delta Centre-Ville, 777 University Ave., Salon St-Laurent,
              Montreal
    

Media representatives who cannot attend the news conference are invited to participate by teleconference: 1-866-219-7782 code 835544

In addition, a webcast news conference on the same topic will be hosted by FPAC and environmental organizations at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, Room 205 at 10:00 a.m. EST, Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Webcast: http://event.on24.com/r.htm?e=214224&s=1&k=4466DBF3A2C6991668A893FE396D741E

Teleconference: In North America: 1- 888-231-8191. International/Local: (011) 1-647-427-7450

SOURCE Forest Products Association of Canada

For further information: For further information: Catherine Vézina, Greenpeace, (514) 212-5749, Catherine.vezina@greenpeace.org; Eric Chalifoux, Léger Stratégie Conseil, (514) 885-4438 (mobile)


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