Call for Expressions of Interest for Timber Bridges

The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, announced a call for Expressions of Interest for engineered wood bridges that will boost Canada’s innovative and sustainable forest industry and create good, middle-class jobs. Successful project proposals will design and build innovative wood bridges with spans of 20 metres or more for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. Learn more.

2018 Catherine Lalonde Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced

The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) awarded two student recipients as part of the 2018 Catherine Lalonde Memorial Scholarship – Hercend Mpidi Bita (University of British Columbia) and Tom Joyce (University of Alberta); who demonstrated academic excellence through research projects that will have positive influences on the structural wood products industry. Read the press release.

Call for Expressions of Interest for Low-Rise Wood Buildings

Investing in the long-term use of wood in Canada’s construction industry will increase the demand for Canadian wood products, create good, middle-class jobs for Canadians and help us achieve our climate change goals.
Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, today announced a call for Expressions of Interest for low-rise non-residential wood buildings aimed at driving an innovative and sustainable forest industry that will position Canada as a world leader in the low-carbon economy. Learn more.