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Applications open for sixth annual Skills Awards for Aboriginal YouthJanuary 31, 2018

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) are proud to open applications for the seventh annual Skills Awards for Aboriginal...

Celebrating Women in ForestryJanuary 26, 2018

A recently released video features women sharing why they chose a career in the B.C. forest sector. Hear from forestry faculty members, equipment operators, silviculturists, log...

2018 Nominees Announced for 14th Annual Wood Design Awards in B.C.January 26, 2018

Wood WORKS! BC recently announced the nominees for the 2018 Wood Design Awards in BC. There are...

B.C. projects win Wood Design & Building AwardsJanuary 19, 2018

Recognizing excellence in wood architecture, the Canadian Wood Council recently announced the 2017 Wood Design & Building Award recipients. The council said that the selected...

Join award-winning designers in an evening of storytelling around the art of furniture makingJanuary 17, 2018

Hosted by Western Living (WL) magazine, designers Toby Barratt, Brent Comber and Kate Duncan join WL editorial director Anicka Quin on January 29 at True Confessions of a Furniture...

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B.C.-based firm receives international recognition for Audain Art Museum in WhistlerJanuary 16, 2018

Patkau Architects, a Vancouver firm led by John and Patricia Patkau, has recently won the prestigious 2018 American Institute of Architects (AIA)...

Learn about the latest in wood manufacturing at the Centre for Advanced Wood Processing open houseJanuary 15, 2018

Hosted at the University of British Columbia, the Centre for Advanced Wood Processing (CAWP) will open its doors to the wood products community at its annual open house on January...

Terrace House Receives Official ApprovalDecember 22, 2017

Terrace House—designed by award-winning Japanese architect Shigeru Ban and Vancouver-based Francl Architecture—received official approval to expose mass timber in the top seven...

COFI now accepting applications for the 2018 Forestry ScholarshipDecember 21, 2017

Forestry jobs continue to be a promising and rewarding career choice for British Columbians. To encourage young people in the interior of BC to choose a professional, technical or...

Wood Design Awards in BC - Call for Nominations December 5, 2017

Do you know of any exceptional wood structures completed in the last 3 years?

  • Nominate a deserving architect, engineer or building owner for an...

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