• Canada Winter Games: What a Show!

    by Brett Robinson | Mar 06, 2015
    The Canada Winter Games – which ended March 1 – were everything we had hoped for, and then some. Prince George welcomed thousands of visitors, including 2,400 young athletes from across Canada. Many of them lined up at Canfor House, hoping to win a Canfor lumberjack beard toque – one of the hottest keepsakes of the Games.
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  • Canfor House – In the Heart of the Action

    by Brett Robinson | Feb 16, 2015
    Canfor House has been a lively place since the Games began. We’ve had a constant stream of visitors since Feb. 13 - including teams of athletes from across the country, their families, officials and visitors.
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  • Spotlight Shining on Prince George

    by Brett Robinson | Feb 11, 2015
    The Canada Winter Games are such a fantastic way to introduce Prince George to the rest of Canada, and beyond. For the next two weeks, 2,400 of Canada’s best young athletes will be in our city to compete in 19 sports – traditional winter, traditional summer, Paralympic and Special Olympic.
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  • Final Countdown to the Canada Winter Games

    by Brett Robinson | Feb 10, 2015
    As Executive Chairman of the Canada Winter Games Host Society, I’m counting down the days to the 2015 Canada Winter Games, which begin this Friday (Feb. 13) and will bring 2,400 athletes and 15,000 visitors to Prince George.
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  • Canfor Unveils Updated Website

    by Don Kayne | Jan 21, 2015
    Everything you want to know about Canfor Corporation and Canfor Pulp Products Inc. is now available on the newly updated Canfor.com – including information about our quality spruce-pine-fir and southern yellow pine lumber, pulp and paper products, and energy generation.
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  • Softwood Lumber Board Advances Wood Applications

    by Don Kayne | Jan 16, 2015
    In the 36 years I have been with Canfor, I have never seen so much opportunity for the forest industry. We have the products, the knowledge, the resources and the customer demand for unlimited opportunities today and into the future.
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  • Canada Winter Games Torch on its way to Prince George

    by Don Kayne | Oct 17, 2014
    The Canada Winter Games torch arrived in Victoria this morning to start its journey across British Columbia to Prince George. Canfor Pulp President Brett Robinson is the Executive Director of the Canada Winter Games Organizing Committee and was on hand in Ottawa on Thursday October 16 for the official torch lighting. The torch was lit from the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill, and Brett was pleased to join Prince George Mayor Shari Green and Chief Dominic Frederick of the Lheidli T’enneh at the event.
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  • Jacked About Lumber

    by Don Kayne | Oct 03, 2014
    Last week, Canfor released a new video and promotions campaign, encouraging youth and job seekers to take another look at the forest industry. The video is humorous and lighthearted and is meant to increase awareness of the many diverse and high-tech job opportunities within Canfor, and within the industry.
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  • Scholarships for Aboriginal students

    by Don Kayne | Sep 10, 2014
    Canfor is always looking for ways to get students to take a closer look at our company when they’re planning their careers. This is especially true when it comes to Aboriginal students.
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  • Conservationist of the Year Award for Stimpson Family

    by Don Kayne | Sep 05, 2014
    On behalf of Canfor, I would like to congratulate the Stimpson Family of Scotch and Gulf Lumber. Last month, they were awarded the Conservationist of the Year Award at the 2014 Alabama Wildlife Federation’s Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards.
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  • Wrapping up Summer 2014

    by Don Kayne | Sep 02, 2014
    It’s been another busy summer at Canfor as we’ve hosted community events across our operations in BC and Alberta.
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  • A Unique Part of Canfor's History

    by Don Kayne | Aug 20, 2014
    Yesterday, Peter Bentley and I had the great privilege of viewing first-hand the only remaining original de Havilland Mosquito airplane in the world. Meticulously restored over the last 18 years by Robert Jens, the plane made an appearance at the Abbotsford Airshow last month, which is how we learned of its existence just across the river from our head office.
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