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2014-10-15 16:31:33

MONTREAL, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) expects to announce its third quarter financial results on October 30, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. (ET), and to hold a conference call to discuss the results at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The public is invited to join the call at (877) 223-4471 at least fifteen minutes before its scheduled start time. A simultaneous webcast will also be available using the link provided under "Presentations and Webcasts" in the...

2014-10-02 12:33:27

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - As the Good Jobs Summit opens this weekend, the forest products industry and Unifor are pledging to work together towards a prosperous forest products industry that both creates and maintains jobs and economic prosperity while ensuring sustainable forest management. The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) will be participating in the Unifor-sponsored Good Jobs Summit to talk about the positive future of the forest sector and the potential to see...

2014-09-26 12:26:06

OTTAWA, Sept. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - As a broad supporter of free trade, the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today welcomed the signing of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union. The sector will benefit from the eventual elimination of European tariffs on some wood panels such as particle board, oriented strand board and plywood of up to 10%. "The forest products industry has always relied on exports for its prosperity...

2014-09-25 16:27:52

OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is opening up nominations for its annual Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth, as part of its continuing effort to encourage more Aboriginal workers to consider a career in the forest sector. The award will honour a First Nations, Metis or Inuit individual with strong academic standing who is committed to their field of study and to a job in the forest sector. The $2,500 award is targeted at youth from 18...

2014-09-23 16:28:36

OTTAWA, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the decision by the Government of Ontario to allow up to six-storey wood frame buildings. The province has announced it will change its building code to increase the allowable height of wood-based buildings from four storeys to six, matching what is already permitted in British Columbia and what is now proposed under changes to the National Building Code. "Technological advances are allowing...

2014-09-08 16:21:31

OTTAWA, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) says Canada has one of the best records in the world when it comes to sustainable forest management and the industry continues to engage with partners on further advances. FPAC was responding to a recent study published by the World Resource Institute (WRI) that noted a global increase in the fragmentation of intact forest landscapes, while suggesting Canada is seeing the greatest reduction. In...

2014-07-02 16:25:42

OTTAWA, July 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) today announced that nominations are open for the 2014 Aboriginal Business Leadership Award. The $5,000 award recognizes and celebrates First Nations entrepreneurs for their success in a forest products business that exemplifies business leadership, exceptional environmental and safety performance and the delivery of high-quality products and...

2014-06-17 08:22:19

OTTAWA, June 17, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today released its first report card on Vision2020, Pathways to Prosperity?it shows progress on the three parameters of products, environmental performance and people and issues a call to action to build on the momentum to date. "I'm pleased to say our efforts began to bear fruit during the first two years of our ten year Vision plan for jobs, growth and continuous improvement in the industry's...

2014-05-06 12:24:01

VANCOUVER, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian forest products industry is well positioned for a bright future after making robust advances in labour productivity even while facing one of its worse downturns in history. A Detailed Analysis of Productivity Trends in the Canadian Forest Products Sector was undertaken by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards (CSLS) for the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC). The independent study shows that between 2000 and 2012 the...

2014-04-23 16:32:29

OTTAWA, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the British Columbia government for supporting a FPInnovations research project aimed at developing innovative biomaterials from wood fibre. The province has announced that it is providing $2.25 million toward the research and development of cellulose filaments (CF), flexible fibres extracted from pulp that can be used in everything from plastic packaging to photographic film to panels in...


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