• Canfor Chairman Emeritus Peter Bentley Receives Order of British Columbia

    by Don Kayne | Jul 22, 2014
    On behalf of Canfor I would like to congratulate Peter Bentley on his induction into the Order of British Columbia. Peter is the Chairman Emeritus of our Board of Directors, and served as the CEO of Canfor for more than 25 years.
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  • Canfor and Ktunaxa Nation Council Sign Agreements

    by Don Kayne | Jul 08, 2014
    Last week I signed two agreements with the Ktunaxa Nation Council (KNC), whose traditional territory is home to our operations in the East Kootenay region. Combined, the two agreements define the working relationship between Canfor and the Ktunaxa; a relationship that both parties can be proud of, and which is based on mutual respect and understanding.
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  • Happy Canada Day!

    by Don Kayne | Jun 25, 2014
    Canada’s 147th birthday is less than a week away. Canfor is proud to once again sponsor the Canada Day fireworks in Prince George, a community that is central to our company, with three pulp mills, three sawmills, our tree nursery and our administration offices in the Prince George area.
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  • Canfor looking forward to the BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend

    by Don Kayne | May 29, 2014
    The BC Children’s Hospital Foundation is a cause that Canfor has been proud to support for 26 consecutive years. During the Festival of Trees back in December, Canfor sponsored and decorated a 75th Anniversary-themed tree. Canfor’s 2nd Annual Playhouse Challenge at the PNE last summer raised $10,000 for the BCCHF.
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  • Canfor brings back Summer Events Program for 2014

    by Don Kayne | May 23, 2014
    Last year, Canfor launched a summer events program as a way to celebrate the company’s 75th anniversary in each of our operating communities. We received a lot of positive feedback on the events, and we are very pleased to announce we will be hosting events again this summer. Everyone is welcome at these community events – you do not need to be an employee to attend. It’s just a small way for Canfor to say “thank you” to our communities for all of your support throughout the year.
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  • Canfor’s 2015 Canada Winter Games Team

    by Don Kayne | May 16, 2014
    As we first announced last year, we are extremely excited that Canfor has committed as an Official Community Partner of the 2015 Canada Winter Games. Prince George is the host city for the Games, which will take place from February 13th to March 1st next year.
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  • Canfor has concerns with Area Based Tenure Process

    by Don Kayne | Apr 12, 2014
    As many of our stakeholders know, the BC Government is undertaking a public consultation process focussed on setting parameters for converting some volume based tenures in the province to area-based. I’d like to take the opportunity to outline Canfor’s position on this important issue.
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  • This is Your Canfor

    by Don Kayne | Apr 10, 2014
    Canfor released a new video this week that celebrates the people that have made our company strong and resilient throughout our many years in the forest products business.
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  • Putting BC to Work

    by Don Kayne | Apr 07, 2014
    Earlier this month, CKNW invited me to tape a guest editorial as part of its Putting BC to Work series. It gave me a chance to talk about the tremendous career opportunities at Canfor.
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  • New Kiosk Shows How Prince George Air Quality has Improved

    by Brett Robinson, President of Canfor Pulp | Feb 13, 2014
    They say a picture is worth a thousand words. That was certainly true today when we unveiled a new interactive kiosk at Exploration Place so Prince George residents could see for themselves how their city’s air quality is improving.
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  • Canfor partners with UNBC to provide hands-on training

    by Don Kayne | Jan 22, 2014
    One of Canfor’s top priorities is to help support young professionals as they train for rewarding careers in our industry. That includes a slate of scholarships, co-op programs, and apprenticeships for both high school and post-secondary students. But in Prince George, we’re also doing something totally unique.
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  • Best Wishes for a Safe and Happy Holiday

    by Don Kayne | Dec 23, 2013
    The holiday season is a wonderful time to be with friends and family. It is also an important time to think about the many ways we can make our communities better for everyone.
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