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The forest industry has long been an important part of the fabric of Canada and the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has been there to actively advocate on the sector’s behalf in areas such as transportation, trade and taxes.  FPAC is also working to realize the ambitious goals of Vision2020 to help the industry transform with innovative new products, diversified markets, enhanced environmental credentials and a skilled workforce. FPAC is proud to represent Canada’s largest producers of forest products.     

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is grateful that the new federal budget continues support for forest sector innovation and transformation, especially recognition of the important role of universities and colleges. more »

Jun 12, 2015 12:00 AM News

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today expressed its support for the free trade agreement reached between Canada and Korea as the sector continues to pursue expanded markets in the Asia-Pacific region. more »

Mar 18, 2014 12:00 AM News

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is calling for enhanced shipping capacity and a “right-sized” transportation infrastructure to ensure all sectors can get their goods to market to support jobs and growth. more »

Mar 10, 2014 12:00 AM News

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to announce that 18 students from across the country have won a Green Dream Internship summer job after participating in a social media contest. more »

Dec 4, 2013 12:00 AM News

The Forest Products Association of Canada is calling on the federal government to renew and replenish the highly successful Investments in Forest Industry Transformation program to help the sector further develop innovative breakthrough technologies. more »

Nov 18, 2013 12:00 AM News

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is deeply disappointed with the decision by China to impose anti-dumping duties on imports of dissolving pulp from Canada. more »

Nov 18, 2013 12:00 AM News

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is opening nominations for its annual Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth, as part of its effort to attract more Aboriginal workers to the forest sector. more »

Oct 7, 2013 12:00 AM News

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) have announced that nominations are open for this year’s Aboriginal Business Leadership Award. more »

May 28, 2013 12:00 AM News

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) would like to congratulate the Government of Canada for the unprecedented success of its $1 Billion Pulp and Paper Green Transformation Program. more »

Oct 11, 2012 12:00 AM News

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes new leadership as David Lindsay assumes the role of president and CEO at a time of great transformation in the Canadian forestry sector. more »

Sep 6, 2012 12:00 AM News

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and other forest groups around the world welcome the official signing of the United Nations agreement on climate change that was reached late last year in Paris. more »

Apr 27, 2016 12:00 AM News

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to note that as a supplier of forest products, Canada comes out as number one in the world in terms of environmental practices and reputation. more »

Mar 23, 2016 2:00 PM News

FPAC released an open letter to Premiers and Environment Ministers yesterday, ahead of the March 3 meeting of First Ministers to discuss Canada’s climate change policy framework. more »

Mar 1, 2016 12:15 PM Features

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and its members understand and embrace the value and importance of managing Canada's forests responsibly. more »

Apr 7, 2015 12:00 AM News

The Canadian forest products industry now has 43% of the world's independently certified forests or more than 160 million hectares, which is four times more than any other country. more »

Mar 9, 2015 12:00 AM Features

The Forest Products Association of Canada and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) are pleased to announce that Stuwix Resources Joint Venture from the interior of British Columbia has won the FPAC-CCAB Aboriginal Business Leader Award more »

Nov 27, 2014 12:00 AM Features

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the decision by the Government of Ontario to allow up to six-storey wood frame buildings. more »

Oct 16, 2014 12:00 AM Features

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has awarded the third annual Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth to Shownoo Blackbird-Williams from Walpole Island First Nation in Ontario. more »

Feb 17, 2014 12:00 AM Features

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased with the release of a study showing that the type of building construction material used makes little difference with respect to fire spread, injury rates, and death more »

Feb 11, 2014 12:00 AM Features

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) appreciates the government’s announcement about a Global Markets plan aimed at creating opportunities through trade. more »

Dec 2, 2013 12:00 AM Guest Columns

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), with support from the Government of Canada, is launching TheGreenestWorkforce.ca, more »

Feb 21, 2013 12:00 AM Features

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) believes that the new Fair Rail Freight Service Act is moving in the right direction to help shippers retain and create jobs for the benefit of the Canadian economy. more »

Jan 8, 2013 12:00 AM Features

Member companies of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) remain committed to the promises made to Canadians more »

Dec 12, 2012 12:00 AM Features

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is asking the federal government to use Budget 2013 to continue to build on the existing momentum of innovation and transformation in the job-rich forest sector. more »

Nov 13, 2012 12:00 AM Features

Forest tours lead by the forest industry are an important element of teaching the public about Canada's sustainable forest management practices, and the industry's remarkable environmental reputation. Learn more about Canada's forest products industr more »

May 3, 2012 12:00 AM Video Gallery