All Posts: Growth & Innovation

October 28, 2021
International Wood Manifesto Launches in Advance of COP26
Growing Canada’s low-carbon future by building with wood.
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October 5, 2021
From Zero Waste to Net Zero, Canada’s Forests Are Critical to a Cleaner, Greener Future
Canada’s sustainably-managed forests and the carbon-storing wood products they provide are key to supporting Canada’s transition to a net-zero carbon economy by 2050 - meeting conservation targets and creating the quality green jobs of tomorrow at the same time.
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May 12, 2021
Canada’s Forest Sector Welcomes Federal Investments That Spur Innovation and Pave the Way to a Net-Zero Future
Earlier today, Canada’s Minister for Natural Resources, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, launched a call for proposals under the Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes these federal investments to help advance Canada’s forest sector bio-economy and low-emission energy future, while creating and maintaining jobs in communities across the country.
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February 26, 2021
Canadian Forest Sector Welcomes New Federal Advisory Body On Net-zero Emissions
Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson announced the appointment of members of the federal government’s Net-Zero Advisory Board.
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February 11, 2021
Researchers From Laval University & Ubc Named Canadian Finalists For International Forestry Innovation Award
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to announce that a PhD candidate at Laval University and an assistant professor of Engineering at the University of British Columbia have been chosen as the Canadian finalists for the global Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Award.
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December 31, 2020
Safety, Sustainability, And Self-sufficiency: The Year That Was In Canadian Forestry
Today, the twin threats of the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change with the accompanying economic stressors are enough to test anyone’s mettle. Canada’s forest sector is resilient, but the COVID-19 crisis has made an already difficult time even more challenging for many forestry families, businesses, and communities.
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November 30, 2020
Forest Sector Ready To Advance Canada’s Green Economic Recovery
Canada’s Deputy Prime Minster and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, presented the federal government’s fall economic statement in the House of Commons.
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September 16, 2020
Canada's Forest Sector Applauds "Made In Canada" Biodegradable Face Mask Innovation
FPAC applauds FPInnovations' announcement to create Canadian made Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that is biodegradable reduce waste in our environment.
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July 7, 2020
Canada's Forest Sector Promotes International Award For Innovation
FPAC supports ICFPA award that promotes real solutions that support sustainable forest management, advance innovation, and spur the global economy
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July 3, 2020
Forestry Innovation Funding An Important First Step To Supporting Sector Recovery
Canadian federal government must work with provinces and communities to support sector recovery and forestry workers
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February 5, 2020
Canada's Forest Sector Embraces Nature-Based Solutions To Fight Climate Change
FPAC and Forests Ontario issue joint statement supporting the power of forest management solutions to help fight climate change and advance smart conservation
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November 26, 2019
Canadians Need Reliable Rail Service
Over 600 communities across Canada are dependent on the forest sector and rely on reliable rail service to deliver forest products around the country and the world
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