Category Archives: News Reports

Forest Industry and Government Help Japan Rebuild after 2011 Tsunami

For well over a century, Japan has been an important trading partner of the British Columbia forest sector. Beginning with logs from the BC coast for temple construction, trade expanded to include timbers for use in traditional Japanese post and …

In Support of Planning Within a Revised Forest Management Framework

Forestry in BC has an extensive history of landscape-level planning including Land and Resource Management Plans, Sustainable Forest Management Plans, Silviculture Investment Strategies, Mountain Pine Beetle Mitigation Strategies, Climate Change Adaption Strategies, Community Wildfire Protection Plans, Wildland Fire Management Strategies, …

WFP serves up Carihi forestry program support

WOSS—Carihi Secondary School’s Forestry Program in Campbell River was presented a $1,000 donation from Western Forest Products (WFP), following a tour of WFP’s Logging Fundamentals Training Program at the Englewood Forest Operation in Woss. Read more…

BIV: B.C. forestry numbers

Mon, Aug 19 – Business in Vancouver’s Fiona Anderson talks about a new training program for those interested in a forestry career. Watch video…

Learning how to log for fun and profit

Western Forest Products offering paid logging courses to help fill B.C. forest sector’s growing skills shortages. Read more…

Local mills partner with Tseshaht for training

Thirty-five Bridge to Success students listened carefully Wednesday as local mill executives outlined what kind of employees their companies are looking for. The presentations were part of a meet and greet with potential employers held at the Tseshaht First Nation …

From Logging Camp to Boardroom: WFP Names New Chief Forester

On July 10, B.C.’s largest coastal woodland operator and lumber producer, Western Forest Products Inc., announced the appointment of Shannon Janzen, 37, to the post of chief forester. Read More…

Tohoku Reconstruction Project

Western Forest Products is proud to be a part of the Canada Wood Group in partnership with government and our friends in Japan for the opening of the Yuriage Public Market.  A proud statement of Japan’s recovery after the earthquake …

Western Forest Products Announces Date for 2013 First Quarter Conference Call

April 18, 2013 – Vancouver, British Columbia. Investors and media are invited to participate in Western Forest Products’ 2013 first quarter conference call. Don Demens, President and CEO, and Brian Cairo, CFO, will discuss the Company’s first quarter results followed …

Western Forest Products Inc. – Conference Call Notification

February 14, 2012 – Western Forest Products will conduct their fourth quarter investor call on Friday, February 22, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. PDT (1:00 p.m. EDS). Read more…