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CWC Applauds Ontario's Decision on Mid-Rise

The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) and Wood WORKS! Ontario are pleased with the announcement made today by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, MPP Ted McMeekin, the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, MPP Bill Mauro, and the Minister of Northern Development and Mines, MPP Michael Gravelle, that Ontario will enact code changes to […]

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2014 Catherine Lalonde Memorial Scholarships Awarded

The Canadian Wood Council is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Catherine Lalonde Memorial Scholarship. Read the Press Release.

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CWC Helps Advance Sustainable Design with LCA

Get ready for LEEDv4 and extend your sustainability toolkit by learning life cycle assessment (LCA).  The Athena Sustainable Materials Institute provides free LCA tools and resources to construction sector professionals.   CWC is pleased to help make that possible through our supporting membership in the Athena Institute. LCA is an analytical method for estimating lifetime environmental […]

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The Truth About Building with Wood online resource

Ottawa, ON – The Canadian wood industry will mark the 2nd annual World Wood Day with a significant initiative aimed at ensuring Canadians, from builders, contractors and architects to environmentalists and policymakers, have the information they need to make informed decisions about building 5- and 6-storey mid-rise buildings with wood. The Canadian Wood Council and […]

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Canadian Wood Council Supports Ontario’s Decision on Mid-Rise

Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) and Wood WORKS! Ontario are pleased with the Government of Ontario’s announcement today that it will move ahead with proposed changes to the Ontario Building Code to allow the use of wood-frame construction in buildings of up to six-storeys. The changes will allow Ontario builders to access […]

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