On August 22nd Canada Wood’s Shawn Lawlor travelled to Natori City to inspect progress on how the tsunami devastated city plans to rebuild. Reconstruction of the Natori is not only hampered by widespread damage to infrastructure and… more
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Director, Canada Wood Japan
Shawn graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Ottawa in 1990 and later from the Asia Pacific Management Program at Capilano College in 1995. His career has spanned 15 years in international forest and building products marketing and sales with leading primary producers. Shawn joined the Canada Wood group in April 2007 to take on the role of Director, Japan Operations. He resides in Tokyo with his wife Christine and son Cole.
During the course of discussions with local governments on potential reconstruction initiatives, the Miyagi Prefectural Government approached Canada with a special request. The Prefecture’s key historical treasure, the wooden Spanish… more
Selected by the Project Evaluation Committee, the “Donguri Ann” Public Library was chosen as the second finalist under the $4.5 million Canada Tohoku Reconstruction Project. The public library will be constructed in Natori City; in the… more