Insights and Resources
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.
Across British Columbia, important discussions are happening about the future of our provincial forest sector. As these discussions continue and as the B.C. government advances consultations on the Old Growth Strategic Review and looks to modernize provincial forest...
As the B.C. government looks to begin consultations on the Old Growth Review, the United Steelworkers’ Wood Council and the B.C. Council of Forest Industries have joined together to offer a path forward that will benefit all British Columbians. The Steelworkers’ Wood...
What does a forester in Prince George, a drone maker in Vancouver and an environmental consultant in Victoria all have in common? They all live and work in a forestry community. The answer might surprise many people. However, B.C.’s forest industry’s deep...
Vancouver, B.C. – A new study conducted by iTotem Technologies Ltd. for the BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) and released today found that in 2019, COFI member companies purchased $7 billion worth of goods and services from nearly 9,900 B.C.-based companies and...
(Vancouver, B.C.) - The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) today released a plan – “Smart Future: A Path Forward for B.C.’s Forest Products Industry” – with 60 policy choices that can be made today to secure a stronger future for B.C.’s forest sector. The forest...
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....
- Forest Regeneration in BC
- Low Carbon Forest Products for the World
- BC’s Forest Industry: Cornerstone of Our Economy
- Forestry Jobs are Locally Grown
- BC’s Old Growth Forests
- Old Growth Harvest Infographic
2019 Forest Industry Economic Impact Study
- Executive Summary
- 2019 Forest Industry Economic Impact Study
- 10 Steps to Help Create a Better B.C. Infographic
- Technical Report
2019 Regional Supply Chain Study
Interior Forest Sector Renewal
Canada Wood Today
The Greenest Workforce
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