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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Forest Industry Applauds Government for Facilitating Tall Wood Construction

Edmonton, January 24, 2020 – The Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) and Wood WORKS! Alberta congratulate the Government of Alberta for becoming the first jurisdiction in Canada to permit 12 storey wood buildings province-wide. This change raises the permissible limit for wood buildings in Alberta from 6 to 12 storeys.

Job Opening: Manager – Communications, Events, and Member Services

Manager – Communications, Events, and Member Services Ottawa, ON Full-time The Canadian Wood Council, the national association representing Canadian manufacturers of wood products used in construction is seeking a self-motivated Manager – Communications, Events, and Member Services with experience in an industry association environment, to coordinate its communication program,

Catherine Lalonde Memorial Scholarships Awarded

The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) awarded three student recipients as part of the 2019 Catherine Lalonde Memorial Scholarships – Gabriella Vojtila (Queen’s University), Md Abdul Hamid Mirdad (University of Alberta) and team of Shawn Dylan Johnston and Siqi Wang (University of Toronto). The winners demonstrated academic excellence through their research projects that will have positive influences on the structural wood products industry.

Submissions now being accepted for the Wood Design & Building Awards!

The Wood Design & Building Awards program invites North American and International entries for 2019 -honouring excellence in wood architecture. Submit your projects today!

More  >

WHAT’S NEW?

Forest Industry Applauds Government for Facilitating Tall Wood Construction

Edmonton, January 24, 2020 – The Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) and Wood WORKS! Alberta congratulate the Government of Alberta for becoming the first jurisdiction in Canada to permit 12 storey wood buildings province-wide. This change raises the permissible limit for wood buildings in Alberta from 6 to 12 storeys.

Job Opening: Manager – Communications, Events, and Member Services

Manager – Communications, Events, and Member Services Ottawa, ON Full-time The Canadian Wood Council, the national association representing Canadian manufacturers of wood products used in construction is seeking a self-motivated Manager – Communications, Events, and Member Services with experience in an industry association environment, to coordinate its communication program,

Catherine Lalonde Memorial Scholarships Awarded

The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) awarded three student recipients as part of the 2019 Catherine Lalonde Memorial Scholarships – Gabriella Vojtila (Queen’s University), Md Abdul Hamid Mirdad (University of Alberta) and team of Shawn Dylan Johnston and Siqi Wang (University of Toronto). The winners demonstrated academic excellence through their research projects that will have positive influences on the structural wood products industry.

Submissions now being accepted for the Wood Design & Building Awards!

The Wood Design & Building Awards program invites North American and International entries for 2019 -honouring excellence in wood architecture. Submit your projects today!

More  >

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