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Learn more about BC’s forest industry
BC’s forest industry is a world leader in sustainable forestry and is one of the most significant economic drivers in the province. Learn more about how the industry is adapting, evolving and innovating by visiting the insights and resources below.
On January 19, 2018, COFI submitted comments regarding the draft Section 11 Conservation Agreement for Southern Mountain Caribou. As a world leader in sustainable forestry, the B.C. forest sector plays a role in supporting caribou recovery and survival. The B.C....Read more
We are pleased to advise you that the BC Council of Forest Industries [COFI] and the Coast Forest Products Association [CFPA] have decided to come together as one organization to create a stronger, unified voice for the B.C. forest industry. The forest industry has...Read more
Over 140,000 total jobs, $12.9 billion in GDP drive economy in communities across the province An economic study released today by the B.C. forest industry confirms that the sector continues to be a cornerstone of the provincial economy and one of the largest...Read more
By Annie Sneed. Published in Scientific American September 2017 Issue Tall timber buildings could produce fewer emissions and sequester carbon dioxide. A wood skyscraper might sound like a bad idea—and potentially a giant tinderbox. But architects around the world...Read more
Forestry for the Planet. Forest Products for the World. Susan Yurkovich wraps up the Council of Forest Industries 2017 conference in Vancouver. We kicked off yesterday with Minister Thomson talking about some of the work his Ministry has undertaken, some of...Read more
This week, almost 600 business, government, First Nations and community leaders have gathered in Vancouver for the B.C. Council of Forest Industries (COFI) annual convention, one of B.C.’s most important business gatherings, which comes at a critical time for our...Read more
- Caribou Fact Sheet
- COFI Submission to Canadian Wildlife Service – Jan 19, 2018
- COFI’s Letter to Minister McKenna and Minister Carr – Aug 15 , 2017
- Strong Past, Bright Future: A competitiveness agenda for BC’s forest sector (Aug 2016)
- Clean-Tech Innovation Strategy for the BC Forest Sector (Jan 2017)
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