Upcoming Events

December 5 - March 25

Call for Timber Bridges Expressions of Interest

The Government of Canada created the Green Construction through Wood (GCWood) Program to encourage greater use of wood in construction projects in Canada. The Call for Expressions of Interest for timber bridges with spans of 20 metres and more in the following categories: Traffic and Pedestrian is now open.

Date: December 5 - March 25

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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January 7 - April 5

UBC - Online Certificate in Industrial Wood Finishing

Part-time online training program with a one-week hands-on practical session - this is North America's most comprehensive wood finishing certificate program.

The certificate program provides participants with a broad understanding of the field of wood finishing. It's designed for individuals who have some general experience in wood finishing and would like to expand their knowledge.

Date: January 7 - April 5

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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February 26

Building Smart with High Performance Building Design

Presented by BC Housing and the British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC), this workshop will focus on innovation and building design considerations required for single and multi-unit buildings. It will explore concepts and design rules to achieve higher standards for livability, high-performance sustainability, and durability of assemblies. Industry leaders will discuss a variety of topics, including: wall, roof and attic performance, prefab assemblies, tall mass timber buildings, lighting, and thermal comfort.

Date: February 26

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: The Italian Cultural Centre
3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver

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March 4

15th Annual Wood Design Awards in BC (2019)

The Wood Design Awards bring together people from all sectors to recognize leadership and innovation in wood use. The awards also serve as an opportunity to publicly recognize and encourage continued excellence in the building and design community and in the forest industry. This high profile annual event celebrates innovative structural and architectural uses of wood and provides an opportunity for architects, engineers, building designers, builders and project owners to showcase their projects.

Date: March 4

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver

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Project Gallery

Our comprehensive Project Gallery contains quick access to a large database of projects. Each profile contains a detailed overview of the project as well as the wood used to achieve the end result.

Project Gallery

Carbon Calculator

With growing pressure to reduce the carbon footprint of the built environment, building designers are increasingly being called upon to balance functionality and cost objectives with reduced environmental impact. The Carbon Calculator is a free tool that evaluates the carbon footprint of a wood building and provides results that include carbon storage and avoided emissions.

Carbon Calculator

B.C. Supplier Directory

British Columbia wood product suppliers offer a wide range of high-quality wood in both construction and appearance grades. Manufacturers in B.C. deliver a variety of commodity and specialized wood products – from dimensional lumber, engineered, mass timber and speciality products, to furniture, doors and windows, pulp, paper and pellets.

B.C. Supplier Directory

Resource Library

View our educational resource library consisting of wood-based case studies, modules, guides, videos, fact sheets, research and toolkits.

Resource Library

Image Library

The B.C. forest industry can download and use any of over 2,000 high-quality professional photographs at no charge for upcoming projects.

Image Library