Ontario’s vast forest resource is emerging as an unprecedented opportunity for low-carbon building materials as the construction industry moves towards more environmentally sustainable practices.

Crafted through an industry-led methodology combining comprehensive research with widespread stakeholder engagement, this roadmap presents strategic actions and insights from various stakeholders, including academia, government, and the private sector, and crafts a well-informed and actionable path forward to harness Ontario’s potential to be a global leader in the production and innovation of advanced forest-based biomaterials in the building industry.