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Vancouver goes for 12-storey

Mass Timber Construction up to 12 Stories Approved by Vancouver B.C. City Council
Although a vast forest resource may have something to do with it, the adoption within Canada of mass timber for tall wood buildings is also in recognition of… more

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

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Eastern white pine floor boards?

We have recently forwarded a trade enquiry placed by a UK merchant who wants to source eastern white pine floor boards for a client. While this wood is the perfect choice for furniture, mouldings, pattern making and similar purposes, it is… more

The ‘Wood Miles’ Question

Canada Wood frequently receives information requests from enquirers asking the ‘wood-miles’ question? This always comes as somewhat of a surprise considering the small amount of energy required to transport wood around the world… more