Canfor Corporation
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Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Canfor Corporation was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2016):

  • Canfor encourages lifelong learning with paid internships and in-house apprenticeships as well as mentoring, subsidies for professional accreditation, in-house and online training and tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions
  • Canfor helps employees plan for life after work with retirement planning assistance, phased-in work options for employees nearing retirement along with defined benefit and defined contribution pension plans (depending on employee group)


Industry Sawmills
Established in Canada 1938
Publicly traded yes
Full-time employees in Canada 4,382
Average age of employees in Canada 45
Longest serving employee 51 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

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