CEO Don Kayne’s Blog
  • Canfor Signs Agreement to Support Aboriginal Job Seekers

    by David Calabrigo | Apr 28, 2016
    At Canfor, we appreciate the power of diversity and the immense value in partnering with First Nations communities. After several years working together with the Prince George Nechako Aboriginal Employment and Training Association (PGNAETA), Canfor solidified this partnership with the signing of a collaborative agreement on April 27.
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  • SLB’s New Impact Report Demonstrates Ongoing Value to Softwood Lumber Industry

    by Don Kayne | Apr 25, 2016
    Without a doubt, the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) helps to sell more lumber. Since its creation in 2011, the SLB has promoted the benefits and uses of softwood lumber and the results are very impressive.
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  • Canfor Receives Spirit of Unity Award

    by David Calabrigo | Apr 22, 2016
    One of Canfor’s priorities is to work collaboratively with the First Nations communities as part of our planning and operations, including education and employment.
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  • Canfor Welcomes WynnWood

    by Don Kayne | Apr 15, 2016
    Today, we announced the completion of Canfor’s purchase of Wynndel Box and Lumber. Also known as WynnWood, the company is located near Creston in southern British Columbia, an area known for its exceptional fibre.
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  • 2015 Reports Now Available

    by Don Kayne | Apr 14, 2016
    I am pleased to share that our joint Canfor and Canfor Pulp 2015 Sustainability Report is now available. To follow on last year’s inaugural online format, the joint report is once again available to make it easier for readers to identify specific indicators and find the supporting information.
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  • Canfor Honoured for our Contributions to UBC Engineering Co-Op Program

    by Tracey Arnish | Apr 08, 2016
    On April 7, Canfor was honoured to receive the Employer of the Year Award from the UBC Engineering Co-op Program for our longstanding relationship with the faculty’s co-op program.
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  • Record Year for Canfor’s Seedling Centre

    by Don Kayne | Mar 17, 2016
    In Canada, Canfor’s operations source a significant proportion of our fibre from our forest tenures, where we are responsible for forest management. In the US, we buy logs from private landowners and don’t manage forests directly. In 2015, Canfor planted 78 million trees in BC and Alberta. In addition to purchasing seedling from local nurseries, an important part of our reforestation program in central BC includes our dedicated seedling nursery - the J.D. Little Forestry Centre in Prince George.
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  • Supporting the Development of Female Leaders of Tomorrow

    by Don Kayne | Mar 08, 2016
    Last November, Canfor joined with 11 other large BC employers in demonstrating our support of advancing women in leadership by signing the Minerva Foundation’s CEO pledge, committing to creating opportunities that support women’s advancement and leadership in our organization.
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  • Changing the Way We Move Logs

    by Stephen Mackie | Feb 29, 2016
    For the first time in many years, the way we haul logs in BC is changing. Together with FPInnovations, Canfor identified an innovative transportation approach and embarked on trials to test moving logs using a nine-axle B-train truck allowing us to move more volume per load. Up until now, truck hauling has taken place on six-, seven- and eight-axle trucks.
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  • Canfor Recognized as a BC Top Employer

    by Tracey Arnish | Feb 12, 2016
    It gives me great pleasure to share that Canfor has been named one of BC’s Top Employers for 2016. We have received this recognition four years in a row and it continues to be just as rewarding.
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