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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Premier John Horgan Supports a Strong and Sustainable Future for BC’s Forest Industry

The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) applauds Premier John Horgan’s announcement today at the BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) annual convention to choose wood construction wherever possible for public sector buildings.  Read the press release.

Canadian Wood Council Commends the Government of British Columbia for Supporting Forest Communities

The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) applauds the Government of British Columbia’s announcement today in support of opportunities in the province for forest communities and innovative low-carbon solutions such as tall wood construction. Read the press release.

Fire Safety / Fire Protection Engineering

The Canadian Wood Council, the national association representing Canadian manufacturers of wood products used in building construction, seeks a highly motivated and skilled individual to advance the use of wood products as a state of-the-art and fire-safe building material. Read the full job posting.

2018 Wood Design & Building Award Winners Announced

Submissions to the awards program were thoughtful in design and highlighted wood’s aesthetic and structurally diverse capabilities. The Wood Design & Building Awards program is a unique opportunity to recognize exceptional wood buildings and celebrate design teams that continually challenge the possibilities for wood in construction. Read the press release.

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WHAT’S NEW?

Premier John Horgan Supports a Strong and Sustainable Future for BC’s Forest Industry

The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) applauds Premier John Horgan’s announcement today at the BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) annual convention to choose wood construction wherever possible for public sector buildings.  Read the press release.

Canadian Wood Council Commends the Government of British Columbia for Supporting Forest Communities

The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) applauds the Government of British Columbia’s announcement today in support of opportunities in the province for forest communities and innovative low-carbon solutions such as tall wood construction. Read the press release.

Fire Safety / Fire Protection Engineering

The Canadian Wood Council, the national association representing Canadian manufacturers of wood products used in building construction, seeks a highly motivated and skilled individual to advance the use of wood products as a state of-the-art and fire-safe building material. Read the full job posting.

2018 Wood Design & Building Award Winners Announced

Submissions to the awards program were thoughtful in design and highlighted wood’s aesthetic and structurally diverse capabilities. The Wood Design & Building Awards program is a unique opportunity to recognize exceptional wood buildings and celebrate design teams that continually challenge the possibilities for wood in construction. Read the press release.

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