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FPAC CEO: Final thoughts – Reflections of an Asian trade trip Pt. 3

FPAC CEO: Final thoughts – Reflections of an Asian trade trip Pt. 3

In China, the National Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) is a critical department of interest to Canada's forest products sector. It is this Chinese government department that oversees all details related to building – including codes, working with municipalities and building infrastructure throughout the country.

In understanding the power and influence of this branch of government, in March 2010, the Governments of British Columbia and Canada signed an MOU with China's MOHURD to collaborate on wood frame building technology, enhance energy efficiency in building construction and to advance the goal of reducing carbon emissions (or simply, pollution) in China's construction sector.

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FPAC CEO: Onto China – Reflections from an Asian trade trip Pt. 2

FPAC CEO: Onto China – Reflections from an Asian trade trip Pt. 2

After a couple of great days of meetings in Tokyo to further build relationships with the Japanese government and consumers, our Canadian delegation's attention shifted t...

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Reflections from an Asian trade trip

Reflections from an Asian trade trip

Every year the Government of British Columbia leads a delegation to Japan and China in an effort to support and grow the market for BC wood products. I appreciate the opp...

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Remembering the Canadian Forestry Corps

Remembering the Canadian Forestry Corps

November 11th marks Remembrance Day, a time to remember those who have served in the armed forces—including a little known group called the Canadian Forestry Corps.

It is ...

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Why I Am Proud To Join Canada’s Forest Industry

Why I Am Proud To Join Canada’s Forest Industry

I have long had a close attachment to the forest industry.

Growing up as I did in the Ottawa Valley, forestry was a big part of our community. From the plants throughout P...

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Finding my roots in the forest industry

Finding my roots in the forest industry

How is it that a person can grow up in a small city, whose economic stability is reliant on forestry, and have no idea what a forester is or what they do? I am not exactl...

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When it’s time to buy: think first of your carbon footprint

When it’s time to buy: think first of your carbon footprint

So just how is Canada going to reach its ambitious goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions?

Well, a group of about 20 organizations has come up with a suggestion. They ha...

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The Voice of Canada’s Forest Industry Internationally

The Voice of Canada’s Forest Industry Internationally

The major focus of public policy debate in Canada these past several months has been the federal election. As the voice of the forest products industry in Canada, FPAC ha...

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From Laggard to Leader

From Laggard to Leader

THE CANADIAN FORESTRY SECTOR'S VIRTUOUS CYCLE ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Droughts from California to British Columbia. Record-breaking temperatures in Central Canada. Fires in Sask...

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