Highlights

  1. Lumber production by sawmills decreased 5.8% from October to 4,891.9 thousand cubic metres in November. Compared with November 2011, lumber production increased 9.6%.
  2. Sawmills shipped 4,640.3 thousand cubic metres of lumber in November, a decrease of 8.7% from October.
  3. In January 2012, a number of changes were made to the sampling and estimation methods for the Monthly Sawmills Survey. CANSIM table 303-0009 has been terminated. Starting with January 2012 data are now available in CANSIM tables 303-0064 and 303-0065. Historically revised data based on the new methodology are also available in CANSIM table 303-0064 from January 2003 to December 2011.