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Derek Nighbor

Derek Nighbor is the CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada.

Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR, JOHN DESJARLAIS | June 19, 2023
A wildfire located on southeast of Edson, Alta. At last count, Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair said nearly 440 fires have burned 3.9 million hectares of forest across nine provinces and two territories in recent weeks—more than 13 times the 10-year average for this time of year. Image courtesy of the Government of Alberta
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR, JOHN DESJARLAIS | June 19, 2023
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR, JOHN DESJARLAIS | June 19, 2023
A wildfire located on southeast of Edson, Alta. At last count, Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair said nearly 440 fires have burned 3.9 million hectares of forest across nine provinces and two territories in recent weeks—more than 13 times the 10-year average for this time of year. Image courtesy of the Government of Alberta
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | June 16, 2021
Derek Nighbor, pictured top centre in 1986-87, with his hockey team in Pembroke, Ont. 'I lived in constant fear that someone would find out I was gay, my parents wouldn’t love me anymore, and I would have no friends. It was an exhausting existence,' he writes. Today, Mr. Nighbor is now married to his husband Joey Taylor and is president and CEO of Forest Products Association of Canada in Ottawa. Photograph courtesy of Derek Nighbor
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | June 16, 2021
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | June 16, 2021
Derek Nighbor, pictured top centre in 1986-87, with his hockey team in Pembroke, Ont. 'I lived in constant fear that someone would find out I was gay, my parents wouldn’t love me anymore, and I would have no friends. It was an exhausting existence,' he writes. Today, Mr. Nighbor is now married to his husband Joey Taylor and is president and CEO of Forest Products Association of Canada in Ottawa. Photograph courtesy of Derek Nighbor
News | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | March 24, 2021
The UN and forested countries around the world recognize forestry as one of the few industries that have the potential to meet, and go beyond, net-zero emission targets. Photograph courtesy of Unsplash
News | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | March 24, 2021
News | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | March 24, 2021
The UN and forested countries around the world recognize forestry as one of the few industries that have the potential to meet, and go beyond, net-zero emission targets. Photograph courtesy of Unsplash
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | February 10, 2020
Canada is an undisputed global leader in sustainable forest management, writes Derek Nighbor. Photograph courtesy Pixabay
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | February 10, 2020
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | February 10, 2020
Canada is an undisputed global leader in sustainable forest management, writes Derek Nighbor. Photograph courtesy Pixabay
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | November 7, 2018
Members of the Canadian Forestry Corps pose for a photo while loading timber in Gérardmer, France, in February 1919, just after the First World War. Department of National Defence photograph courtesy of Library and Archives Canada
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | November 7, 2018
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | November 7, 2018
Members of the Canadian Forestry Corps pose for a photo while loading timber in Gérardmer, France, in February 1919, just after the First World War. Department of National Defence photograph courtesy of Library and Archives Canada
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | August 21, 2017
Canada's boreal forest in Iroquois Falls, Ont. The Forest Products Association of Canada says industrial activity is not always a determining factor in how well caribou populations survive, and public policy should reflect that. Photograph by James Vincent Wardhaugh
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | August 21, 2017
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | August 21, 2017
Canada's boreal forest in Iroquois Falls, Ont. The Forest Products Association of Canada says industrial activity is not always a determining factor in how well caribou populations survive, and public policy should reflect that. Photograph by James Vincent Wardhaugh
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | July 10, 2017
The importance of this transformation was underscored by Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr, right, with Government House Leader Bardish Chagger, in Ottawa’s response to the new round of U.S. tariffs against Canadian softwood lumber imports. On June 1, Carr announced the federal government would provide $867-million in funds to help the forestry industry in the wake of the unwarranted U.S. duties aimed at Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | July 10, 2017
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | July 10, 2017
The importance of this transformation was underscored by Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr, right, with Government House Leader Bardish Chagger, in Ottawa’s response to the new round of U.S. tariffs against Canadian softwood lumber imports. On June 1, Carr announced the federal government would provide $867-million in funds to help the forestry industry in the wake of the unwarranted U.S. duties aimed at Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | November 11, 2016
A war-time poster advertising the role played by Canadians in the forestry industry. Photograph courtesy of The Forest Products Association of Canada
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | November 11, 2016
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | November 11, 2016
A war-time poster advertising the role played by Canadians in the forestry industry. Photograph courtesy of The Forest Products Association of Canada
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | October 3, 2016
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | October 3, 2016
Opinion | BY DEREK NIGHBOR | October 3, 2016