Under the authority of the Statistics Act, Statistics Canada is hereby requesting the following information, which will be used solely for statistical and research purposes and will be protected in accordance with the provisions of the Statistics Act and any other applicable law. This is a mandatory request for data.
What information is being requested?
The requested data provides information on environmental protection expenditures; environmental and clean technology goods and services purchased; and, adopted environmental management practices in the wood product and paper manufacturing industry. The data requested includes business names and addresses.
What personal information is included in this request?
No personal information is being requested.
What years of data will be requested?
Annual data starting from 2018 (ongoing)
From whom will the information be requested?
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC)
Why is this information being requested?
Statistics Canada will use this data to produce statistics on environmental protection costs and clean technology use in the Annual Environment Protection Expenditures Survey. The data will help inform public policy on the Clean Technology Data Strategy, among other environmental-related policies, and will be used by policy makers, researchers, industry stakeholders and Canadians to better understand the wood product and paper manufacturing industry's environmental protection activities and clean technology use. Statistics Canada may also use the data for other statistical and research purposes.
Why were these organizations selected as data providers?
The Forest Products Association of Canada collects and maintains up-to-date data on environmental protection expenditures; environmental and clean technology goods and services purchases; and, a list of the environmental management practices.
When will this information be requested?
December 2019 onwards
When was this request published?
November 15, 2019
This page was updated to include additional details related to the original request.