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Council of Forest Industries of British Columbia fonds
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Council of Forest Industries of British Columbia fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1141
  • Fonds
  • 1900 – 2002.

Fonds represents the function and activities performed by the Council of Forest Industries. The fonds consists of committee meeting minutes, reports, statistics, newsletters, news releases, advertisements produced by the organization, agreements, ...

Council of Forest Industries of British Columbia

Plywood World

The film features the creation of plywood from hemlock, spruce, pine, western and Douglas fir. It shows the process of felling a tree to transporting it via logging truck, and unloading it at the water. A man in a Nanaimo Yarder is shown creating ...

Super Natural Cedar

This promotional film shows the uses of Cedar around the world. It shows Totem poles carved from Western red cedar by First Nations in British Columbia, as well as cedar being used to create shingles and shakes for use in residential and business ...

Plans Approved

This film focuses on building officials and building codes through time. It details the importance of the adoption of model codes throughout North America and focuses on the City of San Leandro and Mountain View, California as cities where buildin...

Design

This promotional film showcases the use of Douglas fir, Western red cedar, and Western hemlock in architecture, both interior and exterior. Wooden design choices are detailed in various rooms of the house.

Style

This promotional film focuses on the uses of wood, especially Douglas fir, Western coast hemlock and Western red cedar in architectural choices. The use of wooden bevel siding and board and batten siding are shown, as well as architeture through t...

Structure

Film contains promotional content showing various homes in North America. It details the uses of Douglas fir, Western hemlock, and Western red cedar as building materials, furniture materials, and showcases the tools, technologies, and methods fo...

Careers in the Forest

This promotional film documents various careers in the forestry industry of British Columbia by following the process of timber harvesting and milling operations. Aspects of forestry shown in the film include falling, bucking, yarding (high-lead y...

And Yet the Forest Stands

This promotional film provides a narrative on the benefits of clearcutting, the uses of British Columbian softwoods, the work of falling and bucking timber, transporting timber on logging roads and waterways with the use of logging trucks, sidewin...

Annual Meeting

Item is a film which summarizes COFI's annual activities for the year of 1973. Activities include both national and international updates, and focus on improvements in international trade and changes in markets for various wood products inclu...

Statistics.

Series contains statistics relating to the Council of Forest Industries activities. Material consists of statistics regard the shingle and shake and lumber exports from Canada to the United States, statistics of Certigrade Shingles and Certi-Split...

Project files.

Series consists of project files related including material related to shingle and shake promotion project the Brügman BAU Exhibition in Germany. Records include correspondence, pamphlets, and brochures on shingles and shakes in Germany.Photograph...

Newsletters.

Series contains newsletters relating to the Council of Forest Industries Shingle and Shake Division. Material consists of newsletters that are concerned with education and training information, committee updates and reports, residential housing co...

Photographs.

Series contains photographs and slides relating to the Council of Forest Industries. Photographs depict uses of shingle and shakes and various members of COFI, past presidents and members of forest and lumber associations in British Columbia.The s...

Reports.

Series contains reports relating to the Council of Forest Industries. Material consists of reports by the COFI president regarding different forestry related topics, a report entitled “Impact of Government on Industry Competitiveness, reports on f...

News releases.

Series contains news release relating to the Council of Forest Industries Shingle and Shake Division. Material consists of a news release aimed at the European forest industry, more specifically to the United Kingdom and news releases from the Can...

Legal documents.

Series contains records relating to legal proceedings and questions relating to the Council of Forest Industries. Material consists of judgements from the Supreme Court of British Columbia and a detailed description of reasons for the judgements a...

Minutes.

Series consists of meeting minutes of the Council of Forest Industries committees. Material consists of ledger books with meeting minutes pasted inside, type and handwritten minutes.Minutes are divided into the follow sub-series: Ad Hoc Meeting on...

Conferences.

Series contains conference and convention documents relating to the Council of Forest Industries. Material consists of a submission to the British Columbia Round Table on the Economy and Environment from COFI and notes from a conference call regar...

Governance.

Series contains records relating to the reorganization and governance of the Council of Forest Industries. Material consists of organization’s mission and mandate, strategic plan, goals and activities, organizational plans, descriptions about COFI...

Briefs.

Series contains briefs relating to the Council of Forest Industries. Material consists of a briefing on the reorganization of COFI, brief concerning the Future History Project, and a debriefing concerning a meeting entitled “Canada’s Forest Philos...

Circulars.

Series contains circulars relating to the Red Cedar Shingle & Shake Division of the Council of Forest Industries. Material consists of circulars with budgetary information for the different divisions of the organization, log stocks at the Vanc...

Agreements.

Series consists of the Softwood Lumber Agreement and a signed final copy of the Cooperative Overseas Market Development Project and Western Canada Agreement and a copy of the British Columbia Jobs and Timber Accord.

Administration.

Series contains administrative records relating to the Council of Forest Industries. Material consists of N.R. Dustings business files regarding the association’s activities and functions, and blueprints of the Canadian Indemnity Building located ...

Consolidated Red Cedar and Shingle Association of British Columbia sous-fonds.

Sous-fonds reflects the organization, function, and activities of the Consolidated Red Cedar Shingles Association of British Columbia (CRCSA). Materials include circulars generated by the association, correspondence on the topic of shingles, repor...

Consolidated Red Cedar and Shingle Association of British Columbia

The Nimpkish Forest.

Map depicts different sections of the Nimpkish Forest including burned areas, logged areas, immature timber, water and swamp areas, and mature timber. There are four inset maps also present. Also featured on the map are the Broughton Strait and th...

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