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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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Green Construction for Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Administrative Office

A new 4-storey administrative office building slated for the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is one of the winning proposals that will receive funding under the Green Construction through Wood (GCWood) Program. Read the press release

Next Generation of Designers and Builders Learning Innovative Wood Construction

Investing in Canada’s forest sector is an investment in the future. That is why Canada supports wood innovation, including educating the next generation of Canadian engineers and architects on the benefits of designing and building with wood. Read the press release

Ontario Investing Almost $5 Million in Mass Timber Innovation

Ontario’s first cross laminated timber plant will create jobs and support the forestry sector. Learn more.

Tall Wood is on the Up-and-Up in Toronto

The Arbour, a 10-storey building planned for George Brown College’s Waterfront Campus, is one of the winning recipients of the Green Construction through Wood (GCWood) Program. Launched by Natural Resources Canada, the GCWood Program encourages the broader awareness and domestic capacity for wood in Canadian construction.

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WHAT’S NEW?

Green Construction for Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Administrative Office

A new 4-storey administrative office building slated for the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is one of the winning proposals that will receive funding under the Green Construction through Wood (GCWood) Program. Read the press release

Next Generation of Designers and Builders Learning Innovative Wood Construction

Investing in Canada’s forest sector is an investment in the future. That is why Canada supports wood innovation, including educating the next generation of Canadian engineers and architects on the benefits of designing and building with wood. Read the press release

Ontario Investing Almost $5 Million in Mass Timber Innovation

Ontario’s first cross laminated timber plant will create jobs and support the forestry sector. Learn more.

Tall Wood is on the Up-and-Up in Toronto

The Arbour, a 10-storey building planned for George Brown College’s Waterfront Campus, is one of the winning recipients of the Green Construction through Wood (GCWood) Program. Launched by Natural Resources Canada, the GCWood Program encourages the broader awareness and domestic capacity for wood in Canadian construction.

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