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Vancouver, B.C. – The B.C. Council of Forest Industries (COFI), with media partner Canadian Forest Industries (CFI) Magazine, announced today the launch of their fourth annual photo contest calling for submissions that illustrate the benefits forestry provides for British Columbians.

“B.C.’s forest industry has been the cornerstone of our province’s economy for over 100 years and today 140 communities across the province depend on forestry. We live, work, and play in the communities in which we operate, and through this photo contest we look forward to celebrating the countless benefits the forest industry provides to British Columbians.” said Susan Yurkovich, COFI President and CEO.

COFI and CFI magazine will accept photo entries from October 16, 2019 to December 18, 2019.

One grand prize winner will have their photo featured on the cover of CFI magazine and will receive a $500 Canadian Tire gift card. Three runners up will receive a $75 Canadian Tire gift card, and various selected photos will also be published in the magazine.

“Thank you, Canadian Forest Industries Magazine for generously supporting this contest, and for your continued support for forest communities across our province,” added Yurkovich.

For contest rules and to enter go to: https://www.woodbusiness.ca/2019-forestry-photo-contest/#

Check out last year’s winning submissions for some inspiration: https://www.woodbusiness.ca/forestry-in-focus-cfi-and-cofi-announce-winners-of-forestry-photo-contest/

About the BC Council of Forest Industries
The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) is the voice of the BC forest industry. BC’s forest industry is adapting, evolving and innovating, and continues to be one of the most significant economic drivers in the province and the largest producer of softwood lumber in Canada.

About CFI Magazine
Canadian Forest Industries is one of Canada’s oldest magazines, and together with its web presence www.woodbusiness.ca keeps Canada’s forest industry up-to-date on the technology, policies, markets, and people that make the industry a world leader.

Media contact:
Mina Laudan
laudan@cofi.org
778.990.0701

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