BC Wood is proud to collaborate nationally with like-minded associations and Government Partners. These include:
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
The ministry is responsible for the policies, legislation, regulations and services necessary for Alberta’s agriculture, food and forest sectors to grow, prosper and diversify. The Forestry Division of the ministry developed strategies for the expansion of Alberta’s primary wood product manufacturing sector and the improvement of the economic contribution of Alberta’s advanced/secondary wood products manufacturing sector. BC Wood was selected to work with the ministry and industry to deliver activities that accomplish the objectives of the initiative.
The Bluewater Wood Alliance is a not-for-profit group, which represents a ‘cluster’ of wood product manufacturers in Southwestern Ontario that are working together for the prosperity of their companies and the industry as a whole.
Forestry Innovation Investment
On behalf of the Province of British Columbia, Forestry Innovation Investment helps maintain, create and diversify markets for B.C. forest products to ensure the forest sector continues to be a key contributor to the B.C. economy.
FPInnovations is a not-for-profit world leader that specializes in the creation of innovative scientific solutions in support of the Canadian forest sector’s global competitiveness, as well as responding to the priority needs of its industry members and government partners.
Global Affairs Canada manages Canada’s diplomatic relations, provides consular services to Canadians, promotes the country’s international trade, and leads Canada’s international development and humanitarian assistance.
The Department of Natural Resources (NRCan), is the ministry of the government of Canada responsible for natural resources, energy, minerals and metals, forests, earth sciences, mapping and remote sensing. NRCan seeks to enhance the responsible development and use of Canada’s natural resources and the competitiveness of Canada’s natural resources products.
The Quebec Wood Export Bureau is a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop export markets for wood products from Quebec, to ensure access of these products on the markets and to promote the use of wood in all markets, as regional, provincial and national.
UBC Centre for Advanced Wood Processing
The Centre for Advanced Wood Processing (CAWP) is Canada’s national centre for education, training, technical assistance for the wood products manufacturing industry. CAWP offers a wide range of training courses, professional e-learning programs, in-plant training, product development, applied research, and manufacturing improvement services.
Western Red Cedar Lumber Association
The Western Red Cedar Lumber Association is a non-profit association representing 27 quality producers of Western Red Cedar lumber products in British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and Idaho.