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New Tall Wood Building Demonstration Program – Green Construction Through Wood (GCWood)

The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) applauds the commitment of Natural Resources Canada to position our country as a leader in the global low-carbon economy; helping Canada reach its climate change targets for 2030... Continue Reading

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FPAC and the CWC Applaud the New WOODRISE Alliance

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Wood Council (CWC) applaud the announcement of WOODRISE Alliance, a new international body dedicated to the development and promotion of tall wood buildings. Read the full statement.

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2017 Catherine Lalonde Memorial for Wood Related Research

The Catherine Lalonde Memorial Award is presented to graduate students who demonstrate excellence in their studies of structural wood or wood design. The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) invites submissions from graduate students in engineering, architecture, wood science and forestry....

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Article by leSoleil – Origine Tower: When wood withstands a trial by fire

After being attacked by flames for two hours, steel girders soften and stretch like gum. Concrete reinforcements, burst and break. When subjected to the same test, the solid wood panels used to build the structure of the Origine tower...

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