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2016 COFI Convention Speaker Presentations

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Steve_Thomson

Honourable Steve Thomson

Minister – Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Setting the Stage for Competitiveness

Jock_Finlayson

Jock Finlayson

Executive Vice-President and Chief Policy Officer – BC Business Council

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International Market Outlook

Paul_Jannke

Paul Jannke

Principal, Lumber – Forest Economic Advisor LLC

Daryl_Swetlishoff

Daryl Swetlishoff

Senior Managing Director – Raymond James Ltd., Equity Research

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Luncheon – Keynote Speaker

Bruce_Anderson

Bruce Anderson

Chairman – Abacus Data

British Columbia Fibre Outlook

Tim_Sheldan

Tim Sheldan

Deputy Minister – Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Dianne_Nicholls

Diane Nicholls

Chief Forester – Province of British Columbia

Health and Safety in the BC Forest Industry

Rob_Moonen

Rob Moonen

CEO – BC Forest Safety Council

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Barry_Nakahara

Barry Nakahara

Manager, Prevention Field Services – WorkSafeBC

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Community Leaders Breakfast Panel

Lyn_Hall

Lyn Hall

Mayor – City of Prince George

Walt_Cobb

Walt Cobb

Mayor – City of Williams Lake

Doug_Findlater

Doug Findlater

Mayor – City of West Kelowna

Lee_Pratt

Lee Pratt

Mayor – City of Cranbrook

Innovation, New Products, Future Opportunities

Ken_Shields

Ken Shields

President & CEO – CONIFEX Timber Inc.

Glenn_Mason

Glenn Mason

Assistant Deputy Minister – Natural Resources Canada

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CEO Panel

Duncan_Davies

Duncan Davies

President & CEO – Interfor Corporation

Ted_Seraphim

Ted Serephim

President & CEO – West Fraser

Ron_Gorman

Ron Gorman

President & CEO – Gorman Bros.

Community Leaders Luncheon

Christie_Clark

Premier Christy Clark

Keynote Speaker

From the Newsroom

COFI Welcomes Measures Addressing Competitiveness in 2017 B.C. Budget

For Immediate Release

Vancouver, BC – The Council of Forest Industries (COFI) today welcomed the Government of B.C.’s s fifth consecutive balanced budget which provides some tax relief to encourage competitiveness and a continued commitment to expand our…

COFI Announces Winners of Forestry Photo Contest

Vancouver, B.C. – The Council of Forest Industries (COFI), with media partner Canadian Forest Industries (CFI) Magazine and prize sponsor London Drugs, today announced the winners of the Forestry Photo Contest.

“The photos we received truly captured the story…

BC’s Forest Sector Welcomes Tax Competitiveness Commission Report

Vancouver, BC – The Council of Forest Industries (COFI) welcomed today’s release of the report by the Commission on Tax Competitiveness, an independent panel established earlier this year to consult and review B.C.’s corporate tax structure and develop…