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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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Annual Report 2021

Posted by AFPA | March 9, 2021

What has the AFPA been up to this year? Great question! Click the link below to read all about our ...

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Canadian Institute of Forestry – Rocky Mountain Section Technical Session

Posted by AFPA | October 7, 2019

The CIF-IFC Rocky Mountain Section is organizing a 1-day Technical Session relevant to Indigenous consultation, policy and Indigenous knowledge.

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AFPA Launches Love Alberta Forests Campaign

Posted by AFPA | September 30, 2019

Today, the Alberta Forest Products Association announced the launch of its Love Alberta Forests campaign. The campaign details the love, thoughtfulness, and commitment that goes into forestry practices.

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Millar Western’s 100th Anniversary

Posted by AFPA | August 28, 2019

Congratulations to Millar Western for 100 years of innovation, leadership, and progressive forest management. A century in operation is quite ...

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AFPA Joins Instagram

Posted by AFPA | July 10, 2019

The AFPA is pleased to announce that we are on Instagram! With 1 billion users, Instagram is the 6th busiest ...

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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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