The Province of B.C., the Government of Canada and the forest industry undertook a ten-day trade mission across Asia to explore opportunities for wood. During the mission, Forests Minister Steve Thomson met with Liu Haisheng, President of the Donghu Group.
UBC's 18-storey innovative tall wood building is under construction. The building, a new student residence, is scheduled to be finished in the fall of 2017 and will house approximately 400 students.
The Richmond Olympic oval was a signature structure for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and is a precedent-setting example of advanced wood engineering and design. The design of the wood roof and its application in a building of this size and significance marks the entry of British Columbia's wood design and fabrication industry onto the world stage.
The Dream Home Canada (DHC) serves not only as a showcase for British Columbia wood products and construction technology; it is also the consolidated home offices of FII China and the Canada Wood Group.
British Columbia is recognized as a global leader in sustainable forest management, meeting the environmental, social and economic needs of current and future generations.
FII supports third party programs that meet strategic priorities identified through consultation with industry and through independent research into trends and opportunities in global markets.
FII has developed a variety of research, video footage, case studies, forest factsheets and imagery for use by B.C. forest companies and associations to assist with marketing efforts at all levels.