CEO Don Kayne’s Blog
  • Canfor’s 2015 United Way Campaign a Success

    by Don Kayne | Nov 26, 2015
    Results are in for Canfor’s 2015 United Way Campaign, a fundraising initiative that is a long and proud tradition at Canfor.
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  • Welcome Aboard to Canfor’s Ice Breaker

    by Don Kayne | Nov 16, 2015
    What cuts through four feet of ice while carrying the equivalent of 91 truckloads of logs? Canfor’s ice-breaking log-carrying vessel – the MV Williston Transporter, which begins operating today.
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  • Chetwynd Division Wins NAOSH Award

    by Don Kayne | Oct 23, 2015
    Congratulations to our Chetwynd division for winning the BC New Entry North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Award.
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  • UBC Sets Precedent for Tall Wood Buildings

    by Wayne Guthrie | Oct 14, 2015
    Earlier this month, UBC made an exciting announcement that construction will begin on one of the tallest wood buildings in the world. When completed the 18-story building will stand 53 metres tall (about 174 feet) and will provide housing for hundreds of students.
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  • SLB Advances Entire Softwood Lumber Industry

    by Don Kayne | Oct 08, 2015
    Since its creation in 2011, the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) has made an unprecedented impact on the softwood lumber industry through its work to promote the benefits and uses of softwood lumber products.
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  • Now Available: Executive Summary of 2014 Sustainability Report

    by Don Kayne | Oct 05, 2015
    Sustainability: it’s part of everything we do. From planning woodlands operations to delivering products to customers around the world.
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  • Supporting BC Families Impacted by Autism

    by Don Kayne | Oct 02, 2015
    Canfor has always placed great value on charitable contributions that have a lasting impact and benefit as many BC communities as possible. With our recent donation of $50,000 worth of lumber to the Pacific Autism Family Centre Foundation (PAFC), we are helping PAFC provide much-needed support to families across B.C. who are impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
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  • Contractor Wins Aboriginal Business Leadership Award

    by Don Kayne | Sep 28, 2015
    Congratulations to LTN Contracting Ltd. for winning the 2015 Aboriginal Forestry Products Business Leadership award.
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  • Canfor Summer Events Wrap Up

    by Don Kayne | Sep 21, 2015
    What do 5 months, 13 events and countless pancakes, burgers, hot dogs and cake make? They represent the wrap-up of our annual western Canadian Canfor Summer events. It was a busy spring and summer involving lots of planning and organizing to bring our Canfor Summer events back to our Canadian operating communities, but a great way to say thanks to the great people who support our company.
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  • A Historic Day in Tall Wood Building Construction

    by Don Kayne | Sep 17, 2015
    Today, United States Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the winners of the U.S. Tall Wood Building Prize Competition in New York City.
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