Media advisory: FPAC President, West Fraser CEO to take part in industry executive panel



    OTTAWA, Feb. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - Avrim Lazar, President and Chief Executive
of the Forest Products Association of Canada, and Hank Ketcham, Chairman and
CEO of West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., will be among the participants in an
executive panel discussion about the future of the Canadian forest products
industry. The panel is part of Paperweek International in Montreal.

    Date: Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008

    Time: 2:00 pm EST

    Location: Palais des Congrès, Room A, 201 Viger Ouest, Montréal, Québec

    FPAC is the voice of Canada's wood, pulp and paper producers nationally
and internationally in government, trade and environmental affairs. Canada's
forest industry is an $80-billion dollar a year industry that represents
nearly 3% of Canada's GDP. The industry is one of Canada's largest employers,
operating in over 300 Canadian communities and providing nearly 900,000 direct
and indirect jobs across the country.




For further information:

For further information: Paul Vieira, Director of Communications, Forest
Products Association of Canada, (613) 563-1441 x: 323, (613) 884-3312 (cell),
pvieira@fpac.ca; Jeremy Dunn, Curve Communications, (604) 684-3170, (604)
726-8350 (cell), jeremy@curvecommunications.com; Laura Ballance, Curve
Communications, (604) 684-3170, (604) 771-5176 (cell),
laura@curvecommunications.com


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