• 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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  • MOU Encourages Wood Construction in China

    by Don Kayne | Aug 13, 2014
    It was great to hear that British Columbia and Zhejiang Province just signed an MOU that will increase wood-frame construction in China. Under the MOU, the two governments will promote the use of wood-frame construction, develop construction codes and standards for application in China, and share technical experience and knowledge.
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  • Educating Girls of Rural China

    by Don Kayne | Jul 29, 2014
    Educating Girls of Rural China is a terrific organization that’s transforming the lives of hundreds of girls in some of China’s poorest regions. It has an exceptional success rate, and I am honoured to support it personally and through Canfor.
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  • 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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