VANCOUVER, Sept. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) will present the first annual Skills Award for Indigenous Youth during National Forest Week, Tuesday, September 25th at the University of British Columbia.
The $2,500 award is being presented in recognition of highly significant research that shows the exciting bio-potential of the forest products industry and the changing face of the sector. It also reflects the desire of the forest sector to hire more Indigenous people to its workforce.
EVENT: Presentation of the first annual Skills Award for Indigenous Youth
DATE: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
LOCATION: University of British Columbia - Forest Sciences Centre - 2424 Main Mall
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- Catherine Cobden, Executive Vice-President, Forest Products Association of Canada
- Bruce Dumont, Métis Nation British Columbia
- Dr. Linc Kesler, Senior Advisor to the President on Aboriginal Affairs, UBC
- Recipient, Skills Award for Indigenous Youth
SOURCE: FOREST PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION OF CANADA
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