CEO Don Kayne’s Blog
  • Canfor Chairman Emeritus Peter Bentley and Co-Founder John Prentice Inducted into 2015 Business Laureates of BC Hall of Fame

    by Don Kayne | May 21, 2015
    On behalf of Canfor, it gives me great pleasure to congratulate our Chairman Emeritus, Peter Bentley who was inducted last night into the Business Laureates of BC Hall of Fame. Peter led Canfor as CEO from 1975 to 1995 and continues to serve on our board of directors.
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  • Wrapping Up 2015 Canada Winter Games

    by Brett Robinson | Apr 20, 2015
    All of us at Canfor and Canfor Pulp are still buzzing with excitement from the 2015 Canada Winter Games. It was such a proud time for Prince George and the region, the athletes and their families, volunteers and all of the official sponsors.
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  • 2014 Sustainability Report

    by Don Kayne | Apr 16, 2015
    Canfor and Canfor Pulp have just posted our 2014 Sustainability Report. Again, the report has been prepared to conform with the Global Reporting Initiative Framework – the internationally recognized program promoting excellence in sustainability reporting and transparency.
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  • 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 – 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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