As the unified voice of BC’s forest industry, the Council of Forest Industries can provide expert commentary and insight on issues impacting the industry, including topics such as forest policy, sustainability, climate change, transportation, exports and trade, and innovation.

COFI Launches Fifth Annual Photo Contest

Vancouver, BC – The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) and media partner Canadian Forest Industries (CFI) Magazine, announced today the launch of their fifth annual photo contest calling for submissions that illustrate the breadth and diversity of BC’s forest...

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COFI Awards 12 Scholarships to Students Pursuing Forestry Careers

Vancouver, B.C. – The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) is pleased to announce the recipients of COFI’s 2020 Forestry Scholarships during the celebration of National Forest Week, September 20 to 26, 2020.   COFI established its forestry scholarship in 2007 with...

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COFI’s Forest Education Program Goes Virtual

Vancouver – Today, the BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) announced its Forest Education Program is now available online, giving students, parents and teachers across British Columbia easy online access to fun and informative lessons and activities about the...

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COFI Cancels 2020 Convention Amid COVID-19 Concerns

For immediate release: March 11, 2020 Vancouver – In light of rapidly evolving developments and reports related to COVID-19, the BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) has made the difficult decision to cancel its 2020 Convention in Prince George. “We are naturally...

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New Agreement Further Erodes the Working Forest

Vancouver – BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) President and CEO Susan Yurkovich and Forest Products Association of Canada President and CEO Derek Nighbor issued a joint statement in response to the announcement today that the Intergovernmental Partnership...

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