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The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased with the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) as it could pave the way to further diversifying markets and expanding exports. more »

Oct 5, 2015 12:00 AM News

Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced close to $900,000 through the Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program to Dynamic Windows and Doors more »

Jul 31, 2015 12:00 AM News

Four years ago, Aurora Wood Pellets Ltd. began the development of a 200,000-metric-ton pellet plant in the Northwest Territories of Canada. With two Forestry Management Agreements in hand, CEO Brad Mapes hopes to purchase the site’s land this month. more »

Jul 13, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Parliamentary Secretary Kelly Block,has announced an investment of $20.6 million in forest sector innovation to help create and protect jobs for Canadians. more »

Mar 6, 2015 12:00 AM News

Parliamentary Secretary Kelly Block, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, has announced an investment of $20.6 million more »

Mar 6, 2015 12:00 AM News

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the federal government for pursuing trade action against China at the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding duties on Canadian dissolving pulp. more »

Feb 16, 2015 12:00 AM News

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

Restrictions on how companies and organizations can use email to market or raise funds will come into effect in Canada on July 1. more »

Jun 4, 2014 12:00 AM News

Tembec Inc. employs over 3000 in its operations in Quebec and Ontario, and strongly supports the Softwood Lumber Agreement for the stability and predictability of US Market Access . more »

Apr 8, 2014 12:00 AM News

The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) and Wood WORKS! Ontario are pleased with the Government of Ontario’s announcement today for proposed changes the use of wood-frame construction more »

Apr 7, 2014 12:00 AM Features

A report on the forest industry's harvesting of beetle-killed timber confirms that industry has been meeting government's expectations for concentrating harvesting on dead pine trees. more »

Apr 7, 2014 12:00 AM News

There's no better time than International Day of Forests to reflect on the importance of forests to the social and economic well-being of British Columbians," says Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson. more »

Mar 21, 2014 12:00 AM News

Office of the Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), and Minister for the Arctic Council more »

Mar 5, 2014 12:00 AM News

Resolute Forest Products Inc. has confirmed the signature of a framework agreement with the Quebec government and explained the measures found in the agreement. more »

Mar 5, 2014 12:00 AM News

Manitoba’s petroleum coke and coal heating ban is set to go into effect with the new year, and the province is encouraging substitution with locally available, green sources of heat, including biomass and geothermal. more »

Jan 7, 2014 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

On July 29, 2013, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) added 122 plant taxa to Canada's "not authorized pending plant risk analysis" (NAPPRA) list. more »

Aug 6, 2013 12:00 AM News

The Wildfire Management Branch of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is sending over 80 personnel to Quebec to aid in fire suppression efforts more »

Jul 13, 2013 12:00 AM News

Premier Christy Clark has announced that government is investing $8.4 million to build new markets for B.C. wood products at home and in major markets around the globe, including China and India. more »

Apr 8, 2013 12:00 AM News