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Globally significant landmark agreement reachedFebruary 1, 2016

VANCOUVER First Nations, environmental groups and coastal forest industry representatives joined the Province today to celebrate achieving ecosystem-based management in the Great...

New wood construction technology has local elements in Lakeside Resort expansionJanuary 27, 2016

A desire on the part of Penticton Lakeside Resort۪s managing group to create a meaningful piece of architecture that could contribute to the quality of the community is reason...

2016 International Wood SymposiumJanuary 4, 2016

The 2016 International Wood Symposium is a comprehensive one-day event specifically tailored for design and building industry professionals, from design teams to building officials...

New Factsheet: Sustainable Industry, Sustainable Products December 31, 2015

The Coast Forest Products Association has developed a factsheet regarding forestry's role in the fight against climate change.

British Columbia's coastal forest industry...

B.C. Wood Products in the Spotlight in ChinaDecember 21, 2015

A Chinese company,Longhua Wooden Products Co., Ltd., manufactures a wide range of furniture, wood panels and landscaping architecture products at two factories in Dalian.

The...

City of Vancouver Advances Toward Zero-Emission Green BuildingsDecember 10, 2015

An 85-unit six-storey wood apartment is being built on the corner of Skeena and East Hastings streets in Vancouver. When complete it will be the largest Passive House building in...

Biofuel Innovation from Forest-Industry WasteDecember 9, 2015

The University of British Columbia (UBC) estimates sustainable aviation biofuel could reduce CO2 emissions by 1 million tons per year. As such, UBC and the Canadian aviation...

Japan Uses B.C. Wood Products to Build New Elderly Care Facility December 4, 2015

The Hanahata Asuakaen facility, once finished, will be the largest 2x4 structure ever built in Japan, with a total floor area of 9,032 square metres and a net wooden floor area of 7...

The 2xMore ChallengeNovember 16, 2015

The 2xMore Challenge is an online collaborative event that will take place over a seven week period. Participants from a variety of backgrounds are invited to work together to...

Wood Design Award Nominations Now OpenNovember 9, 2015

The Wood WORKS! Wood Design Awards recognize leadership and innovation in wood use and continued excellence in the building and design community. This annual event celebrates...

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