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Patrick Cooper

Patrick Cooper

Market Development Coordinator, Canada Wood UK

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As a professional forester, Patrick has accumulated broad and international experience working for government, NGO and industry bodies, involved with forest management, certification and the timber trade."

Cedar standing the test of time

I was looking through some 1930’s back-copies of Timber Trade Journal yesterday, amazed to see the enormous efforts made to promote western red cedar by the British Columbia Trade Commissioner in London who had offices at 1–3 Regent… more

Environmental NGOs virtually impossible to work with

Lumber importers learn about Canada’s sustainably and legally harvested forests

The timber and wood products industries appear to find it virtually impossible to work with environmental NGOs. The apparent differences in culture… more

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Western Red Cedar Fitting in the UK

The Western Red Cedar Export Association and Canada Wood UK have worked together to develop Canadian exports of western red cedar. A design-led marketing initiative successfully translated into mainstream demand in the UK. The principal… more

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Designers are turning to wood

The Financial Times’ style magazine titled ‘How to Spend It’ (2 July 2011) published an article introduced with the words “Designers are turning to wood to create bespoke and artful kitchens that replace the white-box formula with… more