Media Advisory - Forest Industry Takes AFN Corporate Challenge: FPAC President and National Chief to sign Memorandum of Understanding

    QUEBEC CITY, July 14 /CNW Telbec/ - Avrim Lazar, President and CEO of the
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and National Chief Phil Fontaine
will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Quebec City during the
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Annual General Assembly on Wednesday, July 16,
2008. The MOU signifies FPAC's commitment to the AFN's Corporate Challenge
urging businesses in Canada to increase Aboriginal participation and
investment potential, and enhance human resources and labour force development
within the industry.

    Date:      Wednesday, July 16, 2008

    Subject:   Signing of Memorandum of Understanding

    Location:  Salle du Jardin, first floor
               Hotel Chateau Laurier
               1220, Place George-V Ouest Québec City, Québec

    Time:      9:30 A.M.

For further information:

For further information: Monica Bailey, Manager, External Relations,
Forest Products Association of Canada, (613) 563-1441 ext: 323, On-site cell:
(613) 878-4144,; Bryan Hendry, Senior Policy Advisor,
Economic Partnerships, Assembly of First Nations, On-site cell: (613)

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