FPAC announces summer student bloggers

June 22, 2017

By: Forest Products Association of Canada

Forest Products Association of Canada has announced the winners of the 2017 Green Dream program. The ten chosen students will receive a scholarship and an iPad mini or GoPro camera to help them blog about their experiences working in Canada’s forest products industry throughout the summer.

“These youths are the future of the forest products industry. By sharing their adventures they are showcasing the many benefits and opportunities that come with working in our sector,” says Derek Nighbor, CEO, FPAC. “Supporting talented youth and encouraging them to pursue forestry careers is vital to the success of the forest products industry.”

The Green Dream blogs will be hosted here throughout the summer and new blogs will be uploaded bi-weekly: http://thegreenestworkforce.ca/index.php/blog/

The scholarship recipients are:

Sydney Goward – West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., Hinton, Alberta

Lindsay Albers – West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., Hinton, Alberta

Jeffery White – West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., 100 Mile House, British Columbia

Kevin Hogan – Canfor Corporation, Prince George, British Columbia

Melanie Flack – Canfor Pulp Ltd., Taylor, British Columbia

Gillian Stauffer – West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., Blue Ridge, Alberta

Adam Soames – Weyerhaeuser Company Limited, Grande Prairie, Alberta

Mitch Martell – Millar Western Forest Products Ltd., Whitecourt, Alberta

Logan Biamonte – Conifex Timber Inc., Mackenzie, British Columbia

Brad Constantine – Tolko Industries Ltd., Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan

The GreenestWorkforce.ca is an online resource website highlighting careers in Canada’s forest products industry and features a job-matching tool to match job seekers with rewarding careers in the sector. Career opportunities in administration, science and engineering, woodlands, skilled trades and mill operations are open now across the country. Visit TheGreenestWorkforce.ca for more details.

By: Forest Products Association of Canada

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