ABOUT THE CANADIAN WOOD COUNCIL

We represent the Canadian wood products industry through a national federation of associations. The Canadian Wood Council provides technical and knowledge transfer services relating to Building Codes, Standards and Regulations. More  >

Why build with wood

Safe

Wood buildings, meet, and in some cases exceed, the safety requirements of the Building Code.

Strong

Today’s wood buildings and products are durable.

Sophisticated

Advanced research and technology are expanding the application options for wood products.

Sustainable

Wood is the only renewable building material that is harvested from responsibly managed forests.

Safe

Wood buildings, meet, and in some cases exceed, the safety requirements of the Building Code.

Strong

Today’s wood buildings and products are durable.

Sophisticated

Advanced research and technology are expanding the application options for wood products.

Sustainable

Wood is the only renewable building material that is harvested from responsibly managed forests.

Safe

Wood buildings, meet, and in some cases exceed, the safety requirements of the Building Code.

Strong

Today’s wood buildings and products are durable.

Sophisticated

Advanced research and technology are expanding the application options for wood products.

Sustainable

Wood is the only renewable building material that is harvested from responsibly managed forests.

WHAT’S NEW?

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RFP – CWC Wood Handbook for Builders

We’re looking for experienced content experts to write a new CWC publication intended for builders, technologists, and students! This exciting, new publication will attempt to fill identified content gaps for light wood frame and mass timber buildings. It will document how construction practices are changing because of new wood products and technology improvements. 

Earn Free Continuing Education Units

Earn free continuing education credits from the comfort of your home or office. Visit www.woodworkselearning.com to browse over 100 professional development courses accredited for CEUs by the American Institute of Architects, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, Engineering Institute of Canada & BC Housing.

2019 CLT Handbook Now Available

Get your copy of the new, fully updated Canadian CLT Handbook, 2019 Edition. This handbook is a must-have for every professional interested in building with CLT in Canada and beyond!

  • NEW! An extra chapter provides a design prototype of an eight-storey mass-timber building.

Ontario Recognizes Excellence in Wood Architecture

Ontario Recognizes Excellence in Wood Architecture Winning Projects Celebrated & Announced during OFIA Convention

Toronto, ON, February 26th, 2020 – The Canadian Wood Council’s Ontario Wood WORKS! program joined forces with the Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) on February 26th in Toronto to recognize six winning projects as part of the Ontario Wood Design Awards program.

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WHAT’S NEW?

RFP – CWC Wood Handbook for Builders

We’re looking for experienced content experts to write a new CWC publication intended for builders, technologists, and students! This exciting, new publication will attempt to fill identified content gaps for light wood frame and mass timber buildings. It will document how construction practices are changing because of new wood products and technology improvements. 

Earn Free Continuing Education Units

Earn free continuing education credits from the comfort of your home or office. Visit www.woodworkselearning.com to browse over 100 professional development courses accredited for CEUs by the American Institute of Architects, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, Engineering Institute of Canada & BC Housing.

2019 CLT Handbook Now Available

Get your copy of the new, fully updated Canadian CLT Handbook, 2019 Edition. This handbook is a must-have for every professional interested in building with CLT in Canada and beyond!

  • NEW! An extra chapter provides a design prototype of an eight-storey mass-timber building.

Ontario Recognizes Excellence in Wood Architecture

Ontario Recognizes Excellence in Wood Architecture Winning Projects Celebrated & Announced during OFIA Convention

Toronto, ON, February 26th, 2020 – The Canadian Wood Council’s Ontario Wood WORKS! program joined forces with the Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) on February 26th in Toronto to recognize six winning projects as part of the Ontario Wood Design Awards program.

More  >

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