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Call For Nominations – Prairie Wood Design Awards

Posted by AFPA | January 9, 2018

Do you know of a recently constructed building that exemplifies the beauty and function of wood design? If you do, ...

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Habitat for Humanity Building Project

Posted by AFPA | October 6, 2017

This summer, AFPA member companies donated $75,000 worth of building materials to Habitat for Humanity's Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work ...

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New Curriculum Resources for Teachers

Posted by AFPA | September 20, 2017

Our Work Wild program has developed exciting new curriculum resources for teachers. They cover some sections of the Alberta curriculum ...

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Forestry in 20 Slides

Posted by AFPA | August 9, 2017

Want to learn everything about forestry, but don't have hours to invest? You might like our forestry Pecha Kucha. Pecha ...

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Habitat for Humanity Build

Posted by AFPA | July 12, 2017

The AFPA is very proud to participate in Habitat for Humanity Edmonton's Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. AFPA staff and ...

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Honourable James Carr Speech

Posted by AFPA | May 19, 2017

The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, delivers remarks at a reception to wrap up the Forest Products Association ...

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Spray Lake Featured on The Entrepreneurs

Posted by AFPA | April 3, 2017

Spray Lake Sawmills in Cochrane was recently featured on CTV's The Entrepreneurs series. The 20 minute piece covers many aspects of Spray ...

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Weyerhaeuser Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

Posted by AFPA | March 29, 2017

Weyerhaeuser, a member of the AFPA, has been named a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute. The Ethisphere ...

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Maskwacis Career Fair Highlights

Posted by AFPA | March 23, 2017

Did you know that Indigenous people make up 10% of the forest sector's workforce? Our Work Wild program was recently in ...

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Forestry at the Legislature

Posted by AFPA | March 3, 2017

Thank you to those who supported the AFPA's Forestry at the Legislature event. We had a great opportunity to talk to MLAs ...

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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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