(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
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...Read more
(Vancouver, B.C.) – The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of COFI’s Forestry Scholarships during the celebration of National Forest Week, September 22 to 28, 2019. “We’re proud to support the education of these...Read more
(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...Read more
(Vancouver) - BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) President & CEO Susan Yurkovich issued a statement today in response to the provincial government’s announcement of an interim moratorium to protect caribou and the release of Blair Lekstrom’s report, The Path...Read more
(Vancouver, BC) - A new economic study released today by the BC Council of Forest industries (COFI) finds that the B.C. forest industry generates significant economic activity and employment in every region of the province – with 140,000 jobs employing British...Read more
(Vancouver, B.C.) –The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) looks forward to welcoming Premier John Horgan as a keynote speaker at its 2019 Annual Convention, April 3-5, 2019 at the Parq Vancouver Hotel & Convention Centre in downtown Vancouver. The Premier will...Read more
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