• 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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  • Canfor and Tangshan Caofeidian Wood Industry Co. sign joint venture agreement in Beijing

    by Don Kayne | Nov 26, 2013
    As part of Premier Christy Clark’s trade mission to China, Canfor was able to join with Tangshan Caofeidian Wood Industry Co. to sign a joint venture agreement to develop a business plan for a secondary manufacturing facility at the Caofeidian port facility in Hebei Province, China.
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  • Canfor Pulp and UPM Enter into Pulp Sales Cooperation

    by Brett Robinson, President of Canfor Pulp | Nov 08, 2013
    Yesterday, Canfor Pulp announced a unique cooperation with UPM Pulp that will see us leverage the power of our combined product offerings and sales forces to greatly expand our ability to meet our customers’ needs.
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  • An Open Letter to British Columbia

    by Don Kayne | Oct 25, 2013
    After 18 months of searching for a different solution, Canfor announced today that we will be permanently closing our sawmill in Quesnel, BC in March 2014. This closure impacts 209 Canfor employees who have persevered through the US economic slowdown and pine beetle epidemic, and kept the mill profitable. It is an extremely challenging time for our organization, our Quesnel employees and their families, and for the community itself.
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  • Canfor’s Vision at RISI’s North American Forest Products Conference

    by Don Kayne | Oct 09, 2013
    I was pleased to attend RISI’s North American Forest Products Conference this week and to participate in two of their panel discussions on the future of our forest products industry.
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  • Addressing Community Concerns in Radium

    by Alistair Cook | Sep 26, 2013
    For 75 years, Canfor has been operating mills in great communities. We know how important it is to run our mills economically and to be a good neighbour at the same time.
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  • Canfor wraps up summer

    by Don Kayne | Sep 24, 2013
    It’s been a busy summer at Canfor, as we celebrated our 75th anniversary with events across our operations, from here in BC to as far as China and Japan.
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Contact Don about his blog at CEOblog@canfor.com


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