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National Forest Week: Forest Practices Board Info BulletinSeptember 22, 2016

Did you know B.C. is the only jurisdiction in the world with an independent watchdog to provide oversight on forest planning and practices? 

In celebration of National Forest...

UBC Announcement: Structure of Tall Wood Building CompleteSeptember 15, 2016

Today, Federal and provincial government representatives joined UBC at the Brock Commons tall wood student residence site to celebrate the completion of the mass timber structure,...

UBC wood tower a game-changer for constructionAugust 10, 2016

A student residence under construction at the University of British Columbia could set a new precedent for wooden towers in Canada. The 18-storey Brock Commons is intended to show...

New Video by the BC Log and Timber Building AssociationJuly 22, 2016

The BC Log and Timber Building Association recently published a new video promoting the many job opportunities the log and timber industry in British Columbia.  

UBC's Timber Tower Starts to RiseJune 8, 2016

Construction on the University of British Columbia's landmark, 18-storey, mass-timber Brock Commons student residence has begun. This week, contractors began trucking in wood...

Governor General’s Medals Reward Innovation in Wood DesignMay 20, 2016

The Governor General’s Medals in Architecture for 2016 include two B.C. projects using innovative mass timber structures, the...

Naturally:wood Attends AIBC Conference in Vancouver May 16-18, 2016May 16, 2016

Russell Acton of Acton Ostry Architects Inc. is presenting at the Architectural Institute of British Columbia’s Annual Conference on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 1:30-3:00 pm and will...

Tackle Climate Change By Using WoodApril 22, 2016

This Earth Day, view our new naturally:wood infographic to learn more about the important role B.C.’s...

Third-Party Forest Certification in B.C. FactsheetApril 20, 2016

Read this factsheet to learn more about how third-party forest certification demonstrates the rigour of the Province of British Columbia’s (B.C.) forest management laws and...

The Government of B.C. Invests $8 Million in B.C. Forest Products & Market DevelopmentApril 8, 2016

Premier Christy Clark announced today that the Government of British Columbia is investing $8 million to promote the use of B.C. wood, foster the innovative use of wood and wood...

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