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Monthly Archives: August 2008

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B.C.’s forests can lead fight against climate change

Source: Vancouver Sun, August 19, 2008

VANCOUVER – Our forest sector is facing challenges never before seen …

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Coastal forest industry urged to reinvent itself

Source: Campbell River Mirror, August 19, 2008

CAMPBELL RIVER – Rough times for forestry are a chance for the industry to reinvent itself, says Rick Jeffery, President and CEO of the Coast Forest Products Association..

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Gold medal finish for forestry in B.C. just a fading memory

Source: Globe & Mail, August 15, 2008

VANCOUVER – Hope is growing in the forestry sector that by the time the Olympics finish up, the industry will finally be able to see the end of the depression that has in turn destroyed prices, production and shareholder value…

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Building Code Changes Promote the Use of Wood in Mid-Rise Structures

Source: Wood Works! BC & the Canadian Wood Council, August 2008

Wood Works! BC and the Canadian Wood Council, in conjunction with the Provincial government and industry have been working to implement changes to the BC Building Code that will allow the use of wood in mid-rise construction

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BC Coast Forest Sector Hem-Fir Development Program

Source: Coast Forest Products Association, August 1, 2008

FPInnovations, in partnership with the coastal forest industry and the Federal and Provincial Governments, are working on a 5-year development program to promote Hemlock and Amabalis Fir.

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Big news! Coast Forest and COFI have come together as one
organization for a stronger, unified voice for BC's forest industry.
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