ABOUT THE CANADIAN WOOD COUNCIL

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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RFP Deadline Extended – Wood Handbook for Builders

The Canadian Wood Council is extending the due date for proposals to develop the Wood Handbook for Builders to Friday May 1, 2020 until 4:00PM (EST) This extension is in response to requests by proponents who have indicated challenges of working remotely and other difficulties created by the current pandemic.

Questions & Answers – RFP for Wood Handbook for Builders

In response to CWC’s RFP for the Development of the Wood Handbook for Builders the CWC has received a number of questions from proponents who have submitted an intention to bid. Here are responses to these questions attached.

Earn Free Continuing Education Units

Earn free continuing education credits from the comfort of your home or office. Visit www.woodworkselearning.com to browse over 100 professional development courses accredited for CEUs by the American Institute of Architects, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, Engineering Institute of Canada & BC Housing.

2019 CLT Handbook Now Available

Get your copy of the new, fully updated Canadian CLT Handbook, 2019 Edition. This handbook is a must-have for every professional interested in building with CLT in Canada and beyond!

  • NEW! An extra chapter provides a design prototype of an eight-storey mass-timber building.

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WHAT’S NEW?

RFP Deadline Extended – Wood Handbook for Builders

The Canadian Wood Council is extending the due date for proposals to develop the Wood Handbook for Builders to Friday May 1, 2020 until 4:00PM (EST) This extension is in response to requests by proponents who have indicated challenges of working remotely and other difficulties created by the current pandemic.

Questions & Answers – RFP for Wood Handbook for Builders

In response to CWC’s RFP for the Development of the Wood Handbook for Builders the CWC has received a number of questions from proponents who have submitted an intention to bid. Here are responses to these questions attached.

Earn Free Continuing Education Units

Earn free continuing education credits from the comfort of your home or office. Visit www.woodworkselearning.com to browse over 100 professional development courses accredited for CEUs by the American Institute of Architects, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, Engineering Institute of Canada & BC Housing.

2019 CLT Handbook Now Available

Get your copy of the new, fully updated Canadian CLT Handbook, 2019 Edition. This handbook is a must-have for every professional interested in building with CLT in Canada and beyond!

  • NEW! An extra chapter provides a design prototype of an eight-storey mass-timber building.

More  >

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