CEO Don Kayne’s Blog
  • ‘Tis the Season to Give Back

    by Don Kayne | Dec 05, 2016
    Most of us look forward to spending the holidays with friends and family, exchanging gifts and enjoying wonderful dinners. But to some people, this can be an especially tough time.
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  • Canfor Pulp Awarded for Supporting Growth of Skilled Labour Workforce

    by Don Kayne | Nov 24, 2016
    For the second year in a row, Canfor Pulp was presented with the Industry Training Authority’s 2016 Appreciation Award in recognition of our dedicated efforts to support the growth of BC’s skilled labour workforce.
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  • 2016 Annual United Way Campaign Smashes Previous Total

    by Don Kayne | Nov 18, 2016
    Each year, Canfor employees invest their time, energy and hard-earned dollars to help fundraise in our annual United Way Campaign. Once again, this long and proud tradition of ours achieved impressive results.
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  • Supporting Growth of a More Diverse Workforce

    by Don Kayne | Nov 10, 2016
    We appreciate the power of diversity in our workforce, which is why we welcome opportunities where we can spark interest in our industry within those who may not have forestry on their career radar.
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  • Official Opening of Canfor Southern Pine Headquarters

    by Don Kayne | Oct 26, 2016
    I’m proud to share that we officially opened our Canfor Southern Pine headquarters in Mobile, AL earlier this week. On Oct. 25, we held a grand-opening reception to celebrate this milestone and I was pleased to attend along with Canfor and Canfor Pulp’s Board of Directors.
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  • Canfor’s Refreshed Core Values

    by Don Kayne | Oct 25, 2016
    Earlier this year, a group of Canfor employees undertook an important exercise to review our company’s Core Values. Canfor has undergone considerable growth over the past several years and as a result, we felt it was important to revisit our values and ensure they best reflected our business, brand and culture today.
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  • Canfor Builds a Stronger Community with Telus Cup Sponsorship

    by Don Kayne | Oct 11, 2016
    To follow on Canfor’s long tradition of supporting events, we are proud to officially sign on as a Community Sponsor of the Telus Cup. In just over six months, the puck drops at Hockey Canada’s only minor male hockey championship next April in Prince George and Canfor is thrilled to help bring this event to one of our Canfor communities.
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  • Canfor’s Support of United Way Makes a Difference in Multiple Communities

    by Don Kayne | Sep 26, 2016
    Canfor and our employees have been committed to supporting United Way since 1969 and our decades of fundraising efforts have already raised over $6 million for our communities.
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  • Significant Milestone Reached with UBC Tall Wood Building

    by Don Kayne | Sep 15, 2016
    I am pleased to share that construction of Brock Commons, the soon-to-be tallest wood tower in the world, has reached a significant milestone with the mass wood structure and façade now complete and four months ahead of schedule.
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  • Canfor Supports Students in our Industry

    by Don Kayne | Sep 01, 2016
    It’s that time of year – when masses of students head back to school. Whether they are returning to their program of choice or beginning a new one, I am most excited for those pursuing a career in the forest products industry. I’ve said it before and continue to believe that there has never been a more exciting time to join this industry; it offers diverse career opportunities and is one that I can proudly say is leading the fight against climate change.
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