BCIT receives $2.5M towards new trades and technology complex

By Jess Balzer
Burnaby Now
December 10, 2022
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

Notable forestry sector leaders have donated $2.5 million towards BCIT’s new Technology and Trades Complex, the school has announced.  The contribution was given to its INSPIRE campaign, which will help benefit more than 20 trades and technology programs.   “With ongoing innovation and growing demand for climate-friendly building solutions, Canfor is excited to support BCIT’s growth as an interconnection between the forestry and construction sectors,” Canfor CEO Don Kayne said in a news release.   “With some of the most advanced labs and simulation facilities in the country, the TTC will be a training space that showcases high-value wood product applications, including our leadership in mass timber.   “Forestry has a proud history in BC, and we see exciting opportunities for the future as the world turns to lower carbon products to build greener homes, businesses, and communities.”

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