/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory: FPAC President to Present at GLOBE 2008 Conference in Vancouver/



    OTTAWA, March 11 /CNW Telbec/ - Avrim Lazar, President and Chief
Executive of the Forest Products Association of Canada, will present at a
panel Thursday morning at the GLOBE 2008 Conference. He will discuss the
forest sector's role to date in fighting climate change - which includes its
landmark pledge to become carbon neutral throughout the value chain by 2015,
without the purchase of offsets. Mr. Lazar will also explain why all
stakeholders need to embrace a new, novel approach in dealing with one of the
planet's great challenges.

    
    Date: Thursday, March 13, 2008

    Time: 8:30 am PDT

    Location: Meeting Room 1, Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre,
              999 Canada Place, Vancouver, B.C.

    N.B.: Media must be pre-accredited to attend GLOBE events. More
          information available at www.globe2008.ca
    

    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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