Brock Commons Tallwood House

Completed in the fall of 2017, UBC's 18-storey tall wood student residence, Brock Commons, demonstrates B.C.'s leadership in mass timber wood design and construction. 

Wood Innovation & Design Centre

The Wood Innovation & Design Centre (WIDC) was completed in 2014 in Prince George, B.C., and stands at 29.5 metres high (97 feet). There is a growing interest to expand the tall wood building sector in Canada and beyond. 

Premier John Horgan visits Beijing to promote BC wood

Promoting opportunities for British Columbia-China collaboration in wood construction, tourism and energy was the focus of Premier John Horgan’s visit to Beijing.

CEPT University Workshops

Several design workshops were recently completed using B.C. wood at India's Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) University located in Ahmedabad, Gujurat State.

Wood Innovates BC

Wood Innovates BC profiles the latest B.C. expertise, wood design resources, events and workshops to encourage exchange on technological developments, research, building and manufacturing efficiencies and innovations.

FII Image Library

The B.C. forest industry can download and use any of our 3,000+ high-quality professional photographs at no charge.

About Us

Forestry Innovation Investment (FII) is the B.C. Government's market development agency for forest products. We work to strengthen and diversify international markets for B.C. forest products.

B.C. Forests & Markets

Forestry in British Columbia is big business. The forest sector is responsible for 36% of B.C.’s total exports ($13.9 billion). Forestry related activities directly support over 7,000 businesses and employ nearly 60,000 people.

Investment and Funding

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.

Research

We publish trends, data and other research to assist the B.C. forest industry in being more competitive.

Available Tools

We have developed a variety of research, video footage, case studies, factsheets and imagery for use by B.C. forest companies and associations to assist with marketing efforts at all levels.

Spotlight News

Government launches initiative to renew B.C.’s Interior forestry industry
05 April 2019
Originally posted by the Government of British Columbia. The British Columbia...
B.C. invests $7.9 million to continue advancing wood use and growing global market
04 April 2019
Originally posted by the Government of British Columbia. To create and support good...