Statistics Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada


Warning View the most recent version.

Archived Content

Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please "contact us" to request a format other than those available.

February 2009 (Previous release)

Monthly lumber production by sawmills fell 13.6% in February to 3 494.2 thousand cubic metres. Compared with the same month in 2008, lumber production declined 30.6%.

Sawmills shipped 3 555.3 thousand cubic metres of lumber in February, down 6.5% from January.

Available on CANSIM: table 303-0009.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 2134.

The February 2009 issue of Sawmills, Vol. 63, no. 2 (35-003-XWE, free), is now available from the Publications module of our website.

To order data, or to enquire about the concepts, methods or data quality of this release, contact the dissemination officer (toll-free 1-866-873-8789; 613-951-9497;, Manufacturing and Energy Division.