Media Advisory: Avrim Lazar, President and CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada Available for Comment on Budget Day

    OTTAWA, Jan. 26 /CNW Telbec/ - Avrim Lazar, President and CEO of the
Forest Products Association of Canada, will be available to comment on the
Federal Budget, as it relates to the forest products industry, in the Railway
Committee Room directly after the Budget announcement.

    Date:     Tuesday, January 27, 2009

    Location: Parliament Hill, 253-D Railway Committee Room, Centre Block,
              Ottawa, ON

    FPAC is the voice of Canada's wood, pulp and paper producers nationally
and internationally in government, trade and environmental affairs. Canada's
forest products industry is an $80-billion dollar a year industry that
represents 12% of Canada's manufacturing GDP. The industry is one of Canada's
largest employers, operating in over 300 Canadian communities and providing
almost 300,000 direct jobs across the country.

For further information:

For further information: Ottawa: Monica Bailey, Manager, External
Relations, Forest Products Association of Canada, (613) 563-1441 ext: 323,
On-site cell: (613) 878-4144,; Vancouver: Laura
Ballance, Laura Ballance Media Group, (604) 871-4451, (604) 726-8350 (cell),; Montréal: Julie Lepsetz, Communications MECA, Director, Client
Services, (514) 288-8500 est : 233,

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