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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.
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
Whoever first made the observation that an individual “couldn’t see the forest for the trees” was pointing to a common problem — particularly about forests themselves. While many, including myself, view trees as beautiful and crucial to our way of life, as a...Read more
Dan Ikenson, Contributer Donald Trump has called the North American Free Trade Agreement the "worst trade deal ever negotiated." If he were speaking on behalf of Canadian exporters or American consumers of softwood lumber, his point would have some validity. For more...Read more
- Strong Past, Bright Future: A competitiveness agenda for BC’s forest sector
- Clean-Tech Innovation Strategy for the BC Forest Sector
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