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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.

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2021 Catherine Lalonde Memorial Scholarships for Wood Related Research

The Catherine Lalonde Memorial Scholarship is presented to graduate students, enrolled in a Canadian University, 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. The projects submitted must demonstrate the direct benefit of structural products manufactured by the Canadian wood products industry.

2019-2020 Wood Design Award Book wins prestigious EXCEL Gold award

2019-2020 Wood Design Award Book wins the prestigious EXCEL Gold award in the General audience book category. This award is presented by The Associations, Media & Publishing Network – a division of SIIA. The General audience book category recognizes best writing and overall packaging of a printed or digital book written for a non-technical or lay audience.

The Canadian Wood Council is pleased to share our latest report – Insuring Timber

The Canadian Wood Council is pleased to share our latest report – Insuring Timber. Over the years, CWC has commissioned several studies to investigate and understand the workings of the Canadian and Global Insurance industry as it relates to #timber. Taking a slight detour from our usual focus on technical support,

Wood Design & Building Award Winners Announced

Inspiring Excellence in Wood Architecture & Design Wood Design & Building magazine has announced the winning projects from the coveted Wood Design & Building Awards program. Launched in 1984, the awards program recognizes and celebrates the outstanding work of visionaries around the world who inspire excellence in wood architecture.

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WHAT’S NEW?

2021 Catherine Lalonde Memorial Scholarships for Wood Related Research

The Catherine Lalonde Memorial Scholarship is presented to graduate students, enrolled in a Canadian University, 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. The projects submitted must demonstrate the direct benefit of structural products manufactured by the Canadian wood products industry.

2019-2020 Wood Design Award Book wins prestigious EXCEL Gold award

2019-2020 Wood Design Award Book wins the prestigious EXCEL Gold award in the General audience book category. This award is presented by The Associations, Media & Publishing Network – a division of SIIA. The General audience book category recognizes best writing and overall packaging of a printed or digital book written for a non-technical or lay audience.

The Canadian Wood Council is pleased to share our latest report – Insuring Timber

The Canadian Wood Council is pleased to share our latest report – Insuring Timber. Over the years, CWC has commissioned several studies to investigate and understand the workings of the Canadian and Global Insurance industry as it relates to #timber. Taking a slight detour from our usual focus on technical support,

Wood Design & Building Award Winners Announced

Inspiring Excellence in Wood Architecture & Design Wood Design & Building magazine has announced the winning projects from the coveted Wood Design & Building Awards program. Launched in 1984, the awards program recognizes and celebrates the outstanding work of visionaries around the world who inspire excellence in wood architecture.

More  >

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