On October 5th, Natural Resource Canada’s Assistant Deputy Minister, Glenn Mason and Canada Wood Japan’s, Shawn Lawlor, visited the Jericho Support Centre reconstruction project in Iwaki City, Fukushima to see how the community was… 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.
According to a forecast published by MLIT, the rate of decline in the total number of carpenters in Japan is expected to accelerate. In the 20 year interval between when the Japanese housing market peaked in the mid-1990s until 2015, the… more
This year Japan experienced the strongest earthquake since the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Centered in Japan’s Kyushu region, the Kumamoto earthquakes in April registered a strong magnitude 7.3. The strong jolts in… more