Ontario Investing Almost $5 Million in Mass Timber Innovation

The Mass Timber Institute congratulates the Ontario government for its foresight in investing in a new vision for provincial forestry. The announcement about Element5’s new plant in St. Thomas is good news for the forest industry, which will supply the timber and for the architects, engineers and construction industry across Canada, looking to build with new products such as cross laminated timber. Acknowledging the environmental benefits of building with wood, maximizing the economic value of provincial forests and adding manufacturing jobs, the government's initiative is important for the mass timber sector.

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