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Code changes create jobs, opportunities in B.C. forest communitiesMarch 13, 2019

Forest communities will see more jobs and opportunity from B.C.’s proactive adoption of building code changes that allow the safe construction of taller wood buildings.

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Now available: Clean Energy Canada's Building the Future report February 26, 2019

Clean Energy Canada has just released Building the Future, a new report on public infrastructure that incorporates recently-released research on how wood in the built environment...

Join naturally:wood at the 2019 BUILDEX Vancouver tradeshow & conference February 13, 2019

Join us February 13-14 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West for BUILDEX, where we’ll be at The Wood Products Showcase (booth 1325) with...

New Report on Wood Use in SchoolsFebruary 8, 2019

The use of wood as a primary building material in schools is increasing as communities, builders and government across the province recognize the value...

2019 nominees announced for 15th annual Wood Design Awards in BCFebruary 5, 2019

Wood WORKS! BC recently announced the nominees for the 2019 Wood Design Awards in BC. There are 103 nominations in 14 categories, all of which recognize excellence in contemporary...

2018 Wood Design & Building Award Winners AnnouncedJanuary 17, 2019

Wood Design & Building magazine has announced the award recipients for the prestigious 2018 Wood Design & Building Awards program. The program celebrates design teams that...

New Wood Innovation Research Lab Case StudyNovember 21, 2018

As one of the first Passive House certified industrial buildings in North America, the University of Northern British Columbia’s (UNBC) Wood...

Call for Nominations Open for the 2019 Wood Design AwardsNovember 8, 2018

The call for nominations is open for the 2019 Wood Design Awards. Nominate a deserving architect, engineer or building owner for an innovative and inspiring wood project. Celebrate...

Fire Performance Demonstration Workshop 2.0, hosted by Wood WORKS! BC and the Canadian Wood CouncilNovember 1, 2018

Wood WORKS! BC and the Canadian Wood Council recently hosted a workshop on fire performance where participants from a range of backgrounds in fire service and engineering...

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