Vancouver – The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) applauds today’s decision by City of Vancouver Council to approve by-law amendments allowing mass timber construction up to 12 storeys for residential and commercial use as of July 1, 2020. “Vancouver City Council...Read more
Vancouver – Today, the BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) announced its Forest Education Program is now available online, giving students, parents and teachers across British Columbia easy online access to fun and informative lessons and activities about the...Read more
Vancouver – BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) President and CEO Susan Yurkovich issued a statement today in response to the Government of British Columbia’s COVID-19 Action Plan. “The BC Council of Forest Industries applauds the provincial government for the...Read more
For immediate release: March 11, 2020 Vancouver – In light of rapidly evolving developments and reports related to COVID-19, the BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) has made the difficult decision to cancel its 2020 Convention in Prince George. “We are naturally...Read more
Vancouver – BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) President and CEO Susan Yurkovich and Forest Products Association of Canada President and CEO Derek Nighbor issued a joint statement in response to the announcement today that the Intergovernmental Partnership...Read more
Vancouver, B.C. – The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) and Canadian Forest Industries (CFI) Magazine have announced the winners of the 4th annual Forestry Photo Contest. “We look forward to this photo contest every year, and the submissions never fail to...Read more
(Vancouver, B.C.) – The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2020 Forestry Scholarship. Each year, twelve $1500 entrance scholarships are awarded to students pursuing post-secondary education or...Read more
(Vancouver, B.C.) – The BC Council of Forest Industries issued a statement today expressing significant concern about the impact of rail transport disruptions from the strike at CN Rail. “90% of the forest products we produce are sent to export markets in North...Read more
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