June 17th, 2023

Premier David Eby: Massive Canada first recipient of BC Manufacturing Jobs Fund

Port Moody. Massive Canada is pleased to announce that the Government of BC has commited $10 million towards its world-class, 91,000 sq ft. mass-timber and building prefabrication facility in Williams Lake.

Combined with Massive Canada's investment, the provincial commitment will support good jobs and contribute to the Williams Lake and BC economy.

Massive Canada Building Systems uses automation, technology and innovative products. The manufacturing facility will use sustainably harvested second growth wood to prefabricate buildings. Mass timber locks in carbon while displacing the carbon emissions of steel, concrete and traditional construction methods.

Prefabricating building components that are engineered for easy site assembly reduces waste of materials. Massive's better way to build will significantly reduce construction time and increase the supply of housing throughout the province while contributing to a sustainable economy.

Massive Canada is proud to be the first project approved under the new BC Manufacturing Jobs Fund. We anticipate the facility will be in full production in 2024.

Read the Government of BC's announcement here. The Announcement

Premier Eby & Mayor Rathor, Williams Lake, Jun 17 2023: Video excerpts BC Premier Eby's announcement

Premier Eby in Williams Lake, Jun 17 2023: 15 second Video Clip BC Premier Eby's announcement

Image below links to article by Zachary Barrowcliff, Jun 18 2023 My Cariboo Now


Massive Canada Building Systems Inc, is a values driven mass timber and modular building manufacturer based in British Columbia. Using the principles of circular economy in operations and design, Massive is committed to sustainability, diversity, inclusion and collaborations with community leaders, First Nations and local governments. Massive Canada offers mass timber solutions for building more housing, more affordably, more quickly.

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Mass Timber Action Plan

The State of Mass Timber Report

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Video Aug 2023 - Invest in our team

Video July 2023 - VIP Launch Event

Video Jun 2023 - Williams Lake Council welcomes Massive Canada

Video March 2022
- Interview with Minister Kahlon

Video May 2023
- A better way to build ENGLISH

Video May 2023
- A better way to build CHINESE

Video May 2023 -
Prefabricated modules

June 27, 2023 - Massive Canada Offers Investment Opportunity.pdf

June 7, 2023 - Massive Canada to build first mass timber parkade in Canada.pdf

May 24, 2023 - Massive Canada to acquire 178-acre industrial site in Williams Lake.pdf


Journal of Commerce - Aug 28, 2023 Underground parking drives mass timber forward in BC

TriCityNews - Jul 12, 2023 Port Moody business helps solve housing crisis with prefab homes

Holzbau Austria - Jun 21, 2023 Neues BSP-Werk in Kanada geplant
"International competitors worry because BC builders import CLT panels from Austria. It's hard to believe that BC still exports large volume of raw lumber while other countries sell us value-added engineered wood. We want to change that" said Massive's CEO Gaetan Royer after reading this article.

Abbotsford News - Jun 17, 2023 BC promises up to $10m to Massive Canada

Woodworking Network - Jun 20, 2023 Massive Canada to build $75m mass timber facility

Williams Lake Tribune - Jun 17, 2023 Video: BC Premier Eby announces $10m grant

Construction Business - Jun 13, 2023 First Mass Timber Parkade in B.C.

Coast Mountain News
- Jun 10, 2023 Williams Lake city council presentation
“That’s what we need right now. ” Councillor Nelson said. “Massive Canada could build affordable housing sooner than later.”
Councillor Michael Moses thanked Massive Canada for seeking Indigenous support in advance.
Councillor Jazmyn Lyons said the proposal got her really excited. “It is really cool, very forward thinking.”

- Jun 9, 2023 Underground mass timber parking to be built in BC
“The BC government is encouraging the industry to find new applications for engineered wood. As far as new applications go, a mass timber parkade is a big one.”

Paul James Local First News - June 9, 2023 Full NL Radio interview (12 min)

Radio NL - Jun 9, 2023 Mass timber firm to build new plant in interior
"Mass timber has been earmarked by the BC Government as an emerging economic sector."

Williams Lake Tribune May 30, 2023 Massive's 178-acre industrial site
Mass timber modular building manufacturer eyes former Jackpine Forests Product site. Massive Canada announced it is assessing the feasibility of re-activating the industrial building.

CBC interview
- May 29, 2023 CBC Radio Interview (14 min)
Gaetan Royer was interviewed by Marc Fournier regarding urban planning issues and the controversial 105 Keefer project in Vancouver (Francais)

CTV Penny Daflos
- May 24, 2023 Mass Timber & Prefabrication
“It means (prefabrication) can get projects done at double the speed and actually way more sustainable than using traditional methods,” BC Minister Ravi Kahlon

The Province Editorial - May 15, 2023 Gaetan Royer: Mass timber & lower emissions

CFJC Today Radio Kamploops -May 17, 2021 Building Systems Plant in the Cariboo

100 Mile Free Press
- May 17, 2021
Industrial Park Slated for Watch Lake Rd



Massive Canada recognizes that local First Nations have been protecting local forests, streams, and lands for centuries. Massive Canada acknowledges that its engineered wood benefits from First Nations’ continuing stewardship of forests. In particular, we recognize and appreciate that the Secwépemc Nation, Tŝilhqot’in National Government and Tsq'escenemc plant trees, maintain relationships with major licensees and lead wildfire control programs.


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