News & Events

AFPA Members Plant 65 Million Trees in 2015

Alberta Forest Companies Plant 65 Million Trees in 2015…
Tree planting is essential for Alberta’s environment and economy

Minister Carlier Speaks at AFPA AGM

The Honourable Oneil Carlier, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry offered an inspirational speech at the Association's AGM in Jasper. A transcript of the speech can be found below.

Howie Ewashko Elected Chair of the AFPA's Board of Directors

Jasper, September 24, 2015 – At its 73rd Annual General Meeting an

Early Bird Draw Winner

Congratulations to Gordon Sanders for winning the Early Bird Draw for this year's AGM. Gordon wins a 2 night bed and breakfast package at the Jasper Park Lodge. 

AFPA 2014 Results

Alberta’s Forest Industry Grows Nearly 8% in 2014…
Industry’s growth supports 50 Alberta communities

AFPA Congratulates Minister Carlier

Alberta’s forest industry congratulates Minister Carlier

International Day of Forests

March 21 is the International Day of Forests – a United Nations-sanctioned celebration of the role that forests play in our lives.

AFPA Q3 2014 Results

Alberta’s forest industry continues to grow…
Revenues up from 4% from same period last year

Continued Co-operation Essential to Containing the Mountain Pine Beetle

Recently, the governments of Alberta and Saskatchewan announced that they have reaffirmed their agreement to allocate funds to stop the mountain pine beetle.

Alberta's Forest Industry: Investing In Our Communities

Recently, Alberta’s forest industry celebrated our latest capital investment. Alberta Newsprint Company (ANC) has spent $74 million on a power plant at their facility.