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Sep 06, 2018, 09:00 ET FPAC Releases Report to Advance Caribou Recovery Solutions

HALIFAX, Sept. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) released a comprehensive report today that highlights efforts in support of caribou recovery across the country – along...


Aug 17, 2018, 18:33 ET FPAC Statement on President Trump's comments regarding California forest fires

OTTAWA, Aug. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Forest Products Association of Canada CEO Derek Nighbor issued the following statement today after U.S. President Donald Trump's comments partially blaming Canadian...


Aug 09, 2018, 15:07 ET Forest sector seeks federal partnership to improve competitiveness, accelerate innovation and ensure a healthy forest of the future

OTTAWA, Aug. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has shared with the federal government its recommendations to enhance Canadian competitiveness, accelerate innovation, and...


Jan 30, 2018, 13:41 ET Forest industry and Canadian Council of Forest Ministers open applications for sixth annual Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth

OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) are proud to open applications for the seventh annual Skills Awards for...


Jan 30, 2018, 13:35 ET Launch of Aboriginal Business Award for forest industry

OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) today announced that nominations are open for the 2018 Aboriginal...


Nov 22, 2017, 11:50 ET FPAC and CCFM Present Sixth Annual Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth

CALGARY, Nov. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM), were proud to present the Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth at ...


Sep 15, 2017, 15:07 ET Forest sector applauds CCFM Forest Bioeconomy Framework

OTTAWA, Sept. 15, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) fully supports the Forest Bioeconomy Framework launched today by Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr and the...


Sep 14, 2017, 16:12 ET Forest industry and Canadian Council of Forest Ministers open applications for sixth annual Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth

OTTAWA, Sept. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) are proud to open applications for the sixth annual Skills Awards for...


Sep 06, 2017, 17:22 ET Forest Sector Launches Website Campaign to Share Facts on Caribou

OTTAWA, Sept. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has launched a new website - cariboufacts.ca - to share facts with Canadians about caribou herds and to urge the federal...


Jun 01, 2017, 14:57 ET Forest industry applauds government's response to softwood duties

OTTAWA, June 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased that the Government of Canada has launched initiatives to ensure the forest sector remains competitive in the face ...


May 25, 2017, 14:36 ET Bioeconomy proponents welcome SuperCluster program details

OTTAWA, May 25, 2017 /CNW/ - Proponents leading the development of a bioeconomy supercluster welcome the federal government's launch of the Innovation Superclusters Initiative. Such superclusters...


May 16, 2017, 16:02 ET Forest Sector Welcomes New Federal Rail Legislation

OTTAWA, May 16, 2017 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes the new transportation legislation tabled by Transport Minister Marc Garneau today. CEO Derek Nighbor says the...


Apr 26, 2017, 16:41 ET Media Advisory - Forest Products Association CEO Derek Nighbor to Speak at Ontario Natural Resources Forum

TORONTO, April 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Media are invited to listen to Derek Nighbor speak on a panel on "Innovation in Forestry". He will discuss the importance of innovation in light of the unwarranted US...


Apr 25, 2017, 13:39 ET Forest sector will fight for jobs and communities affected by US duties

OTTAWA, April 25, 2017 /CNW/ - The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced preliminary countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber. The duties, a response to a petition filed by the Committee ...


Mar 22, 2017, 20:47 ET Forest sector sees some opportunities in federal budget

OTTAWA, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) sees some opportunities for Canada's forest products sector in today's federal budget. In the budget tabled by Finance...


Mar 15, 2017, 16:32 ET Forest sector partners with Federation of Canadian Municipalities

WHISTLER, BC, March 15, 2017 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has become Corporate Partner of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to help advance shared priorities ...


Dec 09, 2016, 10:11 ET A call to action for Governments: help the forest sector tackle climate change

OTTAWA, Dec. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - As the Prime Minister meets with premiers from across the country today on the issue of climate change, the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is calling for...


Nov 29, 2016, 10:45 ET Young Canadian researcher chosen to vie for global Innovation Award

OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to announce that a PHD graduate from McGill University, Goeun Sim, has been chosen as the Canadian finalist...


Nov 22, 2016, 12:41 ET Indigenous Youth from East and West Coasts Win Forest Industry Skills Award

OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), in partnership with the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM), presented the Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth to ...


Nov 03, 2016, 09:57 ET Forest industry applauds government for action to improve transportation

OTTAWA, Nov. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes the commitment of Transport Minister, Marc Garneau, to bring in concrete measures aimed at improving Canada's...


Oct 26, 2016, 12:55 ET Forest sector seeks federal partnership to support innovation, jobs & environment

OTTAWA, Oct. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian forest products industry is asking for a formal partnership with the federal government to further the sector's ongoing transformation and contributions to...


Oct 20, 2016, 10:16 ET Aboriginal company from B.C. honoured by forest industry

BANFF, AB, October 20, 2016 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) today presented the 2016 Aboriginal Business Leadership...


Sep 19, 2016, 09:46 ET National Forest Week celebrates industry's job and environment trend-setting initiatives

National Forest Week September 18-24, 2016 OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) says the industry will mark National Forest Week by celebrating the...


Sep 08, 2016, 12:40 ET Launch of Aboriginal Business Award for forest industry

OTTAWA, Sept. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) today announced that nominations are open for the 2016...


Jun 16, 2016, 11:00 ET Forest Products Sector, Federal Government to Hold Webcast to Announce New Job Matching Tool

OTTAWA, June 16, 2016 /CNW/ - Forest Products Association of Canada and the federal government are proud to announce the launch of a new, first-of-its-kind online tool to help match job openings at...