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Technical Advisor- Wood WORKS! BC Program The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) is the national association of the structural wood products industry.  CWC is seeking a dynamic, action oriented, results driven, Technical Advisor for its Wood WORKS! BC program, to advance and expand the demand for wood products, engineered and value-added wood components and wood systems in institutional, commercial and taller residential

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Saint John First Atlantic Canadian City to Promote Six-Story Wood Frame Construction

  Saint John First Atlantic Canadian City to Promote Six-Story Wood Frame Construction City takes innovative approach to encouraging development of more mid-rise buildings SAINT JOHN (March 9, 2017), The City of Saint John is pleased to announce it is leading Atlantic Canada with its proactive adoption of the 2015 National Building Code permitting wood frame construction of up to

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City of Saint John the First Municipality in Atlantic Canada to Adopt Wood Mid-Rise Construction

City of Saint John the First Municipality in Atlantic Canada to Adopt Wood Mid-Rise Construction 5- and 6-storey wood construction increases options for design and construction community OTTAWA, Thursday, March 9th, 2017 – The Canadian Wood Council (CWC), along with Atlantic Wood WORKS!, congratulates the City of Saint John on its decision to adopt the 2015 National Building Code provisions

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6 Storey Wood Construction Will Deliver Affordable Housing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Attention Design / Architectural / Building /Environmental / Community News Editors and Reporters High Resolution PHOTOS AVAILABLE 6 Storey Wood Construction Will Deliver Affordable Housing and more to Halifax Regional Municipality Halifax Regional Municipality, September, 2016 – Garden View, the first midrise project developed under ‘Reinventing Main Street,’ central  Dartmouth’s new revitalization plan, will provide much needed

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CWC Job Posting – Technical Position, Fire Safety

The Canadian Wood Council, the national association representing Canadian manufacturers of wood products used in construction, seeks a highly motivated and skilled individual to advance the use of wood products as a state-of-the-art building material. The candidate will be responsible for strategic building code and standards initiatives; applied engineering problem-solving; developing new design tools and publications; and delivery of end

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Online Learning with the eLearning Centre

Earn Continuing Education Learning Units Free online courses – found at www.woodworkselearning.com – are self-paced and available 24/7.  Courses feature a prestigious international faculty of Architects, Engineers, Researchers and Educators that present online modules providing you with the most current information on wood materials, design and applications.  CLICK HERE to browse the course catalogue.

Mid-Rise Symposium, Toronto

Event Date:  Wednesday, February 11, 2015 (8am – 6pm) Location:  Paramount Conference and Event Venue, 222 Rowntree Dairy Road, Woodbridge, ON Registration Fee:  $250 + HST = $282.50   REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.  THE EVENT IS FULLY SUBSCRIBED. Don’t miss this intensive, one-day educational event that will discuss wood-frame mid-rise construction in Ontario. We’ll be taking a look at fire protection, acoustic,

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The Benefits of Wood in Building Construction – by Natural Resources Canada

Transcript:  Wood, an abundant and renewable natural resource, is suitable for many types of building construction. Be it residential or non-residential, light frame or heavy timber frame, low rise or mid-rise, wood can be used in various building applications. This is because of the many benefits and positive attributes of wood. The Government of Canada supports the research and development

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Award magazine features article on Engineered Wood Products

Taking Root: The next generation of engineered wood products by Christine Morrissey is a featured article in the Awards magazine. Check out the June 2014 issue in PDF by clicking on the cover image. The article on EWP’s is located on page 26.  

OAA Members: You Can Earn Structured Learning Units at www.woodworkselearning.com

Our free online courses – found at www.woodworkselearning.com – are self-paced and available 24/7. We have assembled a prestigious international faculty of Architects, Engineers, Researchers and Educators to present online modules that provide you with the most current information on wood materials, design and applications.  There are over 100 sessions to choose from. CLICK HERE to browse the course catalogue.

Edmonton Transit System LRT Stations – Case Study

We are excited to announce the publication of the Edmonton Transit System LRT Stations case study! Click on the image to read or download the full case study. For more information or to receive a hard copy, contact Wood WORKS! Alberta at 780-392-1952.  

naturally:wood

naturally:wood is a comprehensive information resource that brings together the latest, most reliable data about wood performance, green building and life cycle assessment, as well as British Columbia’s wide variety of forest products, manufacturers, sustainable forest practices, certification of forests, wood products and more. Links to related topics provide architects, builders, wood, pulp and paper manufacturers and their customers the ability to explore

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Grizzly Paw Brewing Company – Case Study

We are excited to announce the publication of the Grizzly Paw Brewing Company case study! Click here to read or download the full case study. For more information or to receive a hard copy, contact Wood WORKS! Alberta at 780-392-1952.    

Welcome to Ontario Wood WORKS!

“Our goal is to promote the use of wood and wood products in construction projects, and to acknowledge the contribution of wood-use advocates and industry leaders.”   “Notre objectif est de promouvoir l’utilisation du bois et des produits du bois dans les projets de construction, et de reconnaître la contribution de nos champions et des leaders de l’industrie.”   Pour

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This program brings industry experts into your office or classroom for a one hour presentation on a topic of your choice.   Possible topics include: Read more…

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