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WOOD PELLETS TAKE CENTRE STAGE IN THE SEISMIC SHIFT TOWARD CLEAN ENERGY

With the planet’s changing climate, governments across the globe have implemented ambitious climate goals which have caused a seismic shift toward clean energy. The landscape is changing, accelerating the use of clean energy, and as a result bioheat from wood pellets are also shifting from niche to mainstream.


 
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WPAC ANNUAL CONFERENCE: SAVE THE DATE

Save the date to join us in our nation’s capital for the 2023 Wood Pellet Association of Canada AGM & Conference. Registration is OPENING SOON. » Read More...
 
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INDIA: THE NEW FRONTIER FOR PELLETS

The Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC) recently joined a trade mission to India in January organized by the B.C. Government’s Forestry Innovation Investment Ltd. » Read More...
 
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LOCAL WOOD PELLETS DRIVING GHG REDUCTIONS IN NEW BRUNSWICK

The Government of New Brunswick is leading the way in promoting sustainable building practices. Local wood pellets are increasingly being viewed as part of the equation. » Read More...
 
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RESEARCHING THE FUTURE

Our vision at the Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC) is two-fold. First, to grow a resilient pellet sector that creates green, renewable products at the forefront of the global transition to a low carbon economy. And second, to maximize the sector’s innovation in the bioeconomy. » Read More...
 
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RECORD NUMBERS PARTICIPATE IN N.W.T. BIOMASS WEEK

Every day, we see more and more of the real-life impacts of climate change, but perhaps nowhere as profoundly as in the North. That’s why more than 350 delegates from across Canada and around the globe met virtually for the Northwest Territories (N.W.T.) Biomass Week Jan. 30 to Feb. 3. » Read More...
 
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ARDENT ADVOCATE: Q&A WITH NEW WPAC SAFETY COMMITTEE CHAIR JULIE GRIFFITHS

We recently sat down with Julie Griffiths, newly appointed chair of the Wood Pellet Association of Canada’s (WPAC) Safety Committee. She replaces Scott Bax, who served as chair for 12 years and supported many of our sector’s ground-breaking safety initiatives. A big thanks to Scott for his leadership and we look forward to his continued participation on the safety committee. » Read More...
 
 
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SAFETY HUDDLE HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF INHERENTLY SAFER DESIGN

Kayleigh Rayner Brown recently led a 15-minute safety huddle webinar on Inherently Safer Design (ISD) focusing on quick safety insights and lessons on applying ISD in wood pellet plants to manage combustible dust hazards. » Read More...

ONE-STOP SAFETY RESOURCE IMPORTANT UPDATES

WPAC’s improved One-Stop Safety Resource, created last year, has been updated with the latest safety information. » Read More...

VIDEO PROMOTES CANADA AND JAPAN CLIMATE COLLABORATION

One of the highpoints of British Columbia’s trade mission to Japan in the late fall was the excitement created by the Wood Pellet Association of Canada’s video that underscores how the long-standing trading relationship between our countries has evolved to tackle climate change. » Read More...

POWER OF PELLETS: THE BENEFITS OF ENPLUS CERTIFICATION

WPAC is nothing if not preparing for the future. In its latest video release, The Power of Pellets: The Benefits of ENplus® Certification, its members drive home the message: If you're a Canadian pellet producer, and you want to know that you're making a world class pellet, get certified! » Read More...

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS: THE HUMAN FACTOR

Join us in Kelowna at the Coast Capri Hotel on April 5, 2023 or in Prince George at the Conferences and Civic Centre on May 18, 2023 for a full day workshop that explains the human factor approach used to understand why workplace incidents occur. » Read More...

ADVANCING DIVERSITY & INCLUSION IN THE PELLET SECTOR IS COMMON “CENTS”

Members of the Wood Pellet Association of Canada have made great strides in its efforts on D&I starting with a commitment to be among Canada’s most diverse and inclusive trade associations. » Read More...

 
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Events

See past and upcoming WPAC events, including details on the 2023 AGM and Conference in Ottawa! » Read More...