CEO Don Kayne’s Blog
  • Canfor Pulp Further Strengthens Our Business Ties in Korea

    by Brett Robinson | Jun 26, 2015
    Earlier this month, Canfor Pulp took an exciting step towards strengthening our ties with our customers by opening an office in Seoul, Korea. Canfor Korea Ltd.is now the exclusive sales office for all of our pulp products in Korea.
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  • 2015 Canfor Contractor Awards

    by Don Kayne | Jun 23, 2015
    Canfor’s contractors play a key role in our company’s success, and we rely on exceptional companies across our operations as part of our day to day business.
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  • Northern BC Safety Conference a Success

    by Stephen Mackie | Jun 19, 2015
    The first ever Northern BC Safety Conference was held alongside the Canada North Resource Expo in Prince George on May 30. Canfor was a “Platinum” sponsor, and by being represented on the conference organizing committee, played an important role in making this worthwhile event possible. Attendee feedback was unanimously positive affirming that participants valued this first-time event.
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  • Canfor Supports Forestry Innovation

    by Don Kayne | Jun 16, 2015
    Canfor was honoured to partner with Schweighofer in support of global innovation in forestry. As the first North American participant in the prestigious Schweighofer Innovation Prize, Canfor sponsored 10 researchers from universities across North America to attend the Schweighofer Prize ceremony and participate in the innovation workshop. Canfor co-sponsored the workshop which brought together forestry, wood science and technology students to network and cross-innovate.
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  • Canfor Hosts Summer Events to Thank our Communities

    by Don Kayne | Jun 09, 2015
    For the last several years, Canfor has held summer events in each of our operating communities. It’s becoming a much-loved tradition and we’re pleased to be doing it again this year. Our communities and our people are very important to Canfor and these annual events are one way for us to thank everyone for their support.
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  • Canfor Pulp One of BC’s Sustainability Leaders

    by Don Kayne | Jun 01, 2015
    I am very pleased to share that Canfor Pulp was recently recognized as a leader in sustainability with the FortisBC Efficiency in Action Award. Canfor Pulp won its award in the Industrial sector for an upgrade made at our Prince George mill that significantly reduced our use of fossil fuels.
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  • 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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