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Business & Politics

Message to new government: Canadian forest industry will help reach your economic and environmental goals

By: David Lindsay, President and CEO, Forest Products Association of Canada
Forest Products Association of Canada
October 23, 2015
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada

With the federal election now behind us, the new Prime Minister can and must promote the economy and the environment in the first few weeks of his mandate. The foundation for both future economic stability and environmental sustainability will be laid for decades to come based on two significant global initiatives — the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris. As the representative of an industry that directly supports 230,000 well paid jobs across Canada and is a world leader in green, sustainable forest practices, the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) fully understands that economic and environmental policies are inextricably linked and cannot be viewed in isolation.

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