The Canadian government is investing nearly $4 million (CAD) in the construction of a mass timber buildings at the Atomic Energy of Canada’s Chalk River Laboratories in Ontario. The funding is being provided by Natural Resources Canada’s Green Construction through Wood program and will help produce mass timber constructed for non-residential construction. Paul Lefebvre, parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources said in a statement that “This innovative project demonstrates the benefits of using mass timber products in the construction of industrial buildings. It reinforces our position as a global leader in the transition to a low-carbon future.
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Ottawa invests $4M in mass timber buildings at Chalk River