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WPC is dedicated to promoting
and supporting a stronger
Canadian wood treating industry


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About Wood Preservation Canada

Wood Preservation Canada (WPC) is the industry association that represents the treated wood industry in Canada. WPC operates under Federal Charter and serves as a forum for those concerned with all phases of the pressure treated wood industry, including research, production, handling and use and the environment. WPC members are committed to producing safe, quality products in an environmentally sound and progressive manner.

Wood Preservation Canada is dedicated to promoting and supporting a stronger Canadian wood treating industry; informing the public on the benefits to be gained from the use of quality wood products; and preserving the integrity of the environment through the promotion of responsible stewardship of our resources. Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can provide any additional information.



  • August 16, 2019
    Join the Canadian Wood Preservation Association for their 40th Annual Meeting. With speakers, guests, academia, government associations and many friends of the industry, this meeting will discuss all aspects of regulations, legislations, markets, research projects, innovations and outlook for commod...
  • October 18, 2017
    Don't forget to register for the CWPA 38th Annual Meeting that will take place October 25-26, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport. The session will focus on all aspects of what the future of industrial preserved wood products will look like in Canada.    For more inform...
  • June 09, 2017
    Raised Bed Gardening View our Bulletin: “Treated Wood in Raised Bed Gardening” for more information.
  • March 27, 2017
    Permanent Wood Foundations - 2 Day Course: April 27-28, 2017 in Whitehorse, Yukon Changes to the CSA S406 standard have provided new opportunities for the use of permanent wood foundations across Canada. This two-day course is designed to provide builders, contractors, engineers, architects and bui...