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Municipalities and Industry Join Together in Rail Advocacy Initiative

Posted by AFPA | January 26, 2023

The Community Rail Advocacy Alliance (CRAA) brings together 20 unique voices across municipalities, industry representatives from agriculture and forestry, and regional economic advocacy groups to advocate for better rail service across Alberta and Western Canada.

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AFPA’s Year in Review: 2022

Posted by AFPA | December 21, 2022

Find out what we’ve been up to in 2022 in our infographic rewind!

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Electricity Advocacy Letter

Posted by AFPA | August 4, 2022

The AFPA submitted a letter to Salma Karim of the Alberta Utilities Commission detailing their arguments against the proposed tariff redesign’s and asking for a more rigorous socioeconomic analysis be completed before any redesign measures are implemented.

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Giving Wood Products a Second Life with Habitat for Humanity Restore

Posted by AFPA | July 15, 2022

The AFPA recently had the opportunity to donate gently used furniture to Habitat for Humanity Edmonton Restore. After a recent office ...

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AFPA Welcomes Tolko Industries Ltd. to the Association

Posted by Aspen | July 12, 2022

The Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) announced that Tolko Industries Ltd. has officially joined the Association.

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Alberta Forestry: a Pillar of the Provincial Economy

Posted by AFPA | June 27, 2022

A new economic report released by the Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) shows that Alberta’s forest sector contributes to and facilitates significant economic activity and employment opportunities in every region of the province.

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Want to fight climate change? Fix our underperforming rail service

Posted by AFPA | June 15, 2022

In collaboration with the mayors across Alberta, the AFPA has publicized the following Op-Ed addressing underperforming rail service and the ...

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The Faces of Forestry: Cynthia Labrecque

Posted by AFPA | June 29, 2021

Cynthia's Story In the late nineties, I was a young woman entering the forest industry in BC—a workforce with very few ...

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The Faces of Forestry: Rodjie

Posted by AFPA | June 11, 2021

Rodjie's Story When Rodjie Madrid was a university student in the Philippines, he learned that a forest products mill in Canada ...

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The Faces of Forestry: Guillermo

Posted by AFPA | June 10, 2021

Guillermo's Story In 2008, Guillermo Leoncio worked for Coca-Cola in the Philippines when he learned Spruceland Millworks was recruiting people to ...

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Alberta Forest Products Association

AFPA is a non-profit association that represents Alberta’s forest industry. We support our members in reaching new heights of sustainability, safety, efficiency and innovation, and we give Albertans opportunities to learn about our forests and the forest industry.

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Work Wild is here to help people who are looking for a career they’ll love – whether you’re a high school student evaluating career options for the first time, or looking to make a change in your career.

If you’d like more information about employment opportunities in the forest industry, you can find job profiles, current job postings, scholarships and more here.


96% of Alberta’s managed forests (where forest companies operate) are independently certified for sustainability.

Learn more about the forest industry's sustainable forest management practices.

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