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Canadian Wood Products Industry Supportive of Climate Change Considerations as part of Long-Term Infrastructure Plan for Ontario

The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) applauds yesterday’s announcement by the Ministry of Infrastructure regarding a long-term infrastructure plan, focused on building Ontario up, that includes climate change considerations. This announcement aligns with the forest product sector’s ’30 by 30’ climate challenge – a commitment from the sector to help Canada remove 30 megatonnes (MT) of CO2 by the year 2030. The climate challenge, launched last year, symbolizes the Canadian wood products sector’s ongoing contribution and commitment to a low carbon economy and a sustainable future. Read the press release.

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 under the Paris Agreement. The Green Construction Through Wood (GCWood) Program, will link scientific advances and data with technical expertise to showcase the application and sustainability of innovative mass timber structural building solutions that are 10 storeys or more.

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