Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to lend its support to the Global Network for Forestry Young Professionals (ForYP) – a new global community for young forest sector professionals to network, develop professional skills, and become empowered to engage and lead the future forestry.

In advance of World Environment Day, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is proud to announce the inaugural winners of the Chisholm Awards for Innovation in Forestry, a national competition which recognizes youth leadership and innovative research developments in the field of forestry.

Forest Products Association of Canada President and CEO, Derek Nighbor, released the following statement following the tabling of Federal Budget 2022 by Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland:

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) President and CEO Derek Nighbor released the following statement in response to today’s launch of the federal government’s 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan by Environment and Climate Change Canada Minister Steven Guilbeault:

When Federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra and his colleagues host a discussion on Canada’s supply chain today, the forest products sector and its workers will be looking for leadership from Ottawa to address a transportation system that is too often fragile and under-performing.

Forests are intrinsic to Canadian life. We know that with the great power of Canada’s forest resources, comes an even greater duty for sustainable management and responsibility. While we may follow Russia and Brazil as the third-largest forested country in the world – Canada has an important competitive edge that puts us above all others.

Earlier today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) issued the following statement to recognize Canada’s leadership role in joining over 100 other countries to sign the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use to end global deforestation:

Earlier today, the wood industry’s COP26 International Partners Advisory Body launched its wood manifesto entitled “Growing our Low Carbon Future: Time for Timber”. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has been a leading partner in this collaborative global effort to profile the key role timber and wood use in construction can play in our move to a net-zero carbon economy.

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