Sawmills - 2022

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Introduction

Purpose

The monthly survey, Sawmills, measures quantities of lumber produced and shipped by Canadian manufacturers.

Authority

This information is collected under the authority of the Statistics Act, Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, Chapter S-19.
COMPLETION OF THIS QUESTIONNAIRE IS A LEGAL REQUIREMENT UNDER THIS ACT.

Confidentiality

By law, Statistics Canada is prohibited from releasing any information it collects that could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent, or as permitted by the Statistics Act. Statistics Canada will use the information from this survey for statistical purposes only.

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Information on confidentiality, data-sharing agreements and record linkages can be found on the last page of this questionnaire.

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Please return the questionnaire by the 10th of the month following the month under review.

For reporting data for the most recent month under review, the preferred collection method is the electronic questionnaire.
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Reporting instructions

• Please print in ink.

• When precise figures are not available, please provide your best estimates.

• Enter "0", if there is no value to report.

• Report quantities rounded to the nearest unit.

Business or organization and contact information

1. Verify or provide the business or organization's legal and operating name and correct where needed.
Note: Legal name modifications should only be done to correct a spelling error or typo.

Legal name:

Operating name (if applicable):

2. Verify or provide the contact information of the designated business or organization contact person for this questionnaire and correct where needed.
Note:
*The designated contact person is the person who should receive this questionnaire.
*The designated contact person may not always be the one who actually completes the questionnaire.

First name:

Last name:

Title:

Preferred language of communication (English/French):

Mailing address (number and street):

City:

Province, territory or state:

Postal code or ZIP code (Example: A9A 9A9 or 12345-1234):

Country:

Email address (Example: user@example.gov.ca):

Telephone number (including area code) Example: 123-123-1234:

Extension number (if applicable):

Fax number (including area code) Example: 123-123-1234:

3. Verify or provide the current operational status of the business or organization identified by the legal and operating name above.

Operational --» Go to question 4

Not currently operational (e.g., temporarily or permanently closed, change of ownership)--»
Why is this business or organization not currently operational?

i. Seasonal operations --» Go to question 3a.

ii. Ceased operations --» Go to question 3b.

iii. Sold operations --» Go to question 3c.

iv. Amalgamated with other businesses or organizations --» Go to question 3d.

v. Temporarily inactive but will re-open --» Go to question 3e.

vi. No longer operating due to other reasons --» Go to question 3f.

3a. Seasonal operations
When did this business or organization close for the season?
Date YYYYMMDD

When does this business or organization expect to resume operations?
Date YYYYMMDD --» Go to question 4

3b. Ceased operations
When did this business or organization cease operations?
Date YYYYMMDD

Why did this business or organization cease operations?
-Bankruptcy --» Go to question 4

-Liquidation --» Go to question 4

-Dissolution --» Go to question 4

-Other (Specify the other reasons for ceased operations) --» Go to question 4

3c. Sold operations
When was this business or organization sold?
Date YYYYMMDD

What is the legal name of the buyer? --» Go to question 4

3d. Amalgamated with other businesses or organizations
When did this business or organization amalgamate?
Date YYYYMMDD

What is the legal name of the resulting or continuing business or organization?

What are the legal names of the other amalgamated businesses or organizations? --» Go to question 4

3e. Temporarily inactive but will re-open
When did this business or organization become temporarily inactive?
Date YYYYMMDD

When does this business or organization expect to resume operations?
Date YYYYMMDD

Why is this business or organization temporarily inactive? --» Go to question 4

3f. No longer operating due to other reasons
When did this business or organization cease operations?
Date YYYYMMDD

Why did this business or organization cease operations?

4. Verify or provide the current main activity of the business or organization identified by the legal and operating name.
Note: The described activity was assigned using the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).

This is the current main activity. --» Go to next section

This is not the current main activity.
Please provide a brief but precise description of this business or organization's main activity.
e.g., breakfast cereal manufacturing, shoe store, software development

5. Was this business or organization's main activity ever classified as:

Yes

No --» Go to next section

6. When did the main activity change?

Date YYYYMMDD

Reporting period information

1. Provide the start and end dates of this business's reporting period for the current month. If submitting an adjustment for a previous reporting period, provide the start and end dates for the reporting period being revised.

Start date YYYYMMDD

End date YYYYMMDD
2. What is the reason the reporting period does not cover at least 28 days?
Select all that apply.

-Seasonal operations

-New business

-Change of ownership

-Temporarily inactive

-Change of accounting method

-Ceased operations

-Other reason why the reporting period does not cover at least 28 days - specify:

Production

1. What production activity normally takes place at this location?
Select all that apply.

-Sawmill or wood chipper
Produce lumber and/or wood chips from materials owned by your mill.

-Contract sawmill or wood chipping
Produce lumber and/or wood chips from materials not owned by your mill.

OR

-None of the above
Please describe your activities:

Products Produced

2. What products did your sawmill produce or ship or have in stock during the reported month?
Select all that apply.

-Lumber
Include lumber owned by you but cut by another sawmill.

-Wood chips
Include wood chips produced as a by-product and wood chips owned by you but chipped by another mill.

Softwood

Hardwood

-Shakes and Shingles

OR

-None of the above
Please describe your products.

Species of lumber

3. What species of lumber did your sawmill produce or ship or have in stock during the reported month?
Select all that apply.

-Spruce Pine Fir (SPF)
Include all species of spruce, Lodgepole pine, Jack pine, Balsam fir, Subalpine fir.
Exclude Sitka spruce, Norway spruce.

-Hemlock Fir
Include Western hemlock, Pacific Coast hemlock, Amabilis fir.

-Douglas Fir / Western Larch

-Western Red Cedar

-Other softwoods
Include Red pine, Ponderosa pine, Western and Eastern white pine, Eastern White Cedar, Sitka Spruce, Yellow Cedar / Yellow Cypress, Eastern Hemlock, Tamarack/Larch.

-Hardwood species
e.g., broad leaved species

Lumber - unit of measure

4. Select the unit of measure that is used to report lumber quantities.

-Thousands of board feet measure (MFBM)

-Cubic metres (m3)

Production, shipments, transfers and stocks of lumber

5. For the reported month, please provide the quantity of Spruce Pine Fir (SPF) lumber for the following
Include all species of spruce, Lodgepole pine, Jack pine, Balsam fir, Subalpine fir.
Exclude Sitka spruce, Norway spruce.

a. opening inventory
Include:
• stocks of lumber that you owned on the first day of the period
• lumber that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another sawmill
Exclude stocks of lumber that your sawmill does not own, e.g., lumber produced by you, under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

b. transfers in and purchases
Include lumber (already sawn) transferred (not sold) to your sawmill from other sawmills of your own company and any lumber that was purchased.
Exclude lumber that was sawn by others under contract from logs that you own; this should be included under question 5c. production that you own.
Quantity:

c. production that you own
Include:
• lumber you own that was produced at your sawmill
• lumber that you own but was produced at another sawmill under contract for you
Exclude re-sawn lumber and any lumber that you do not own and was produced by you under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

d. production done for others under contract
Include lumber produced from logs owned by others that was sawn by your sawmill under a contract agreement.
Quantity:

E. shipments
Include:
• shipments of lumber that you own that are sold as lumber, e.g., rough or dressed
• lumber that is being sent for planing, kiln drying or treatment, but will subsequently be sold as lumber to market
• lumber shipped to any sawmill that operates outside of Canada
Exclude:
• any lumber shipped that your sawmill does not own, e.g., produced by you under contract for another sawmill
• lumber that will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products by your company and later not sold as lumber; this should be included as transfers out under question 5f. or as internal use under question 5g.
Quantity:

f. transfers out
Include shipments (not sales) to other sawmills where your lumber will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products and later not sold as lumber.
Exclude:
• shipments to any other mill that operates outside of Canada; these should be included in question 5e. shipments
• lumber that is being sent for planing, kiln drying, treatment or re-sawing, but will subsequently be sold as lumber to market; these should be included in question 5e. shipments
• lumber produced by you under contract for another sawmill
Quantity:

g. internal uses, waste and other losses
Include:
• lumber produced that was damaged and could not be sold as lumber
• lumber that will be used in the making of co-products/by-products, e.g., wood chips
• lumber that will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products at this sawmill
Quantity:

Closing inventory (a+b+c-e-f-g)
Include:
• stocks of lumber that you owned on the last day of the period
• lumber that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another sawmill
Exclude stocks of lumber that your sawmill does not own, e.g., lumber produced by you, under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

6. For the reported month, please provide the quantity of Hemlock Fir lumber for the following
Include Western hemlock, Pacific Coast hemlock, Amabilis fir.

a. opening inventory
Include:
• stocks of lumber that you owned on the first day of the period
• lumber that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another sawmill
Exclude stocks of lumber that your sawmill does not own, e.g., lumber produced by you, under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

b. transfers in and purchases
Include lumber (already sawn) transferred (not sold) to your sawmill from other sawmills of your own company and any lumber that was purchased.
Exclude lumber that was sawn by others under contract from logs that you own; this should be included under 6c. production that you own.
Quantity:

c. production that you own
Include:
• lumber you own that was produced at your sawmill
• lumber that you own but was produced at another sawmill under contract for you
Exclude re-sawn lumber and any lumber that you do not own and was produced by you under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

d. production done for others under contract
Include lumber produced from logs owned by others that was sawn by your sawmill under a contract agreement.
Quantity:

E. shipments
Include:
• shipments of lumber that you own that are sold as lumber, e.g., rough or dressed
• lumber that is being sent for planing, kiln drying or treatment, but will subsequently be sold as lumber to market
• lumber shipped to any sawmill that operates outside of Canada
Exclude:
• any lumber shipped that your sawmill does not own, e.g., produced by you under contract for another sawmill
• lumber that will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products by your company and later not sold as lumber; this should be included as transfers out under question 6f. or as internal use under question 6g.
Quantity:

f. transfers out
Include shipments (not sales) to other sawmills where your lumber will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products and later not sold as lumber.
Exclude:
• shipments to any other mill that operates outside of Canada; these should be included in question 6e. shipments
• lumber that is being sent for planing, kiln drying or treatment, but will subsequently be sold as lumber to market; these should be included in question 6e. shipments
• lumber produced by you under contract for another sawmill
Quantity:

g. internal uses, waste and other losses
Include:
• lumber produced that was damaged and could not be sold as lumber
• lumber that will be used in the making of co-products/by-products, e.g., wood chips
• lumber that will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products at this sawmill
Quantity:

Closing inventory (a+b+c-e-f-g)
Include:
• stocks of lumber that you owned on the last day of the period
• lumber that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another sawmill
Exclude stocks of lumber that your sawmill does not own, e.g., lumber produced by you, under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

7. For the reported month, please provide the quantity of Douglas Fir / Western Larch lumber for the following

a. opening inventory
Include:
• stocks of lumber that you owned on the first day of the period
• lumber that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another sawmill
Exclude stocks of lumber that your sawmill does not own, e.g., lumber produced by you, under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

b. transfers in and purchases
Include lumber (already sawn) transferred (not sold) to your sawmill from other sawmills of your own company and any lumber that was purchased.
Exclude lumber that was sawn by others under contract from logs that you own; this should be included under 7c. production that you own.
Quantity:

c. production that you own
Include:
• lumber you own that was produced at your sawmill
• lumber that you own but was produced at another sawmill under contract for you
Exclude re-sawn lumber and any lumber that you do not own and was produced by you under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

d. production done for others under contract
Include lumber produced from logs owned by others that was sawn by your sawmills under a contract agreement.
Quantity:

E. shipments
Include:
• shipments of lumber that you own that are sold as lumber, e.g., rough or dressed
• lumber that is being sent for planing, kiln drying or treatment, but will subsequently be sold as lumber to market
• lumber shipped to any sawmill that operates outside of Canada
Exclude:
• any lumber shipped that your sawmill does not own, e.g., produced by you under contract for another sawmill
• lumber that will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products by your company and later not sold as lumber; this should be included as transfers out under question 7f. or as internal use under question 7g.
Quantity:

f. transfers out
Include shipments (not sales) to other sawmills where your lumber will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products and later not sold as lumber.
Exclude:
• shipments to any other mill that operates outside of Canada; these should be included in question 7e. shipments
• lumber that is being sent for planing, kiln drying or treatment, but will subsequently be sold as lumber to market; these should be included in question 7e. shipments
• lumber produced by you under contract for another sawmill
Quantity:

g. internal uses, waste and other losses
Include:
• lumber produced that was damaged and could not be sold as lumber
• lumber that will be used in the making of co-products/by-products, e.g., wood chips
• lumber that will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products at this sawmill
Quantity:

Closing inventory (a+b+c-e-f-g)
Include:
• stocks of lumber that you owned on the last day of the period
• lumber that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another sawmill
Exclude stocks of lumber that your sawmill does not own, e.g., lumber produced by you, under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

8. For the reported month, please provide the quantity of Western Red Cedar lumber for the following

a. opening inventory
Include:
• stocks of lumber that you owned on the first day of the period
• lumber that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another sawmill
Exclude stocks of lumber that your sawmill does not own, e.g., lumber produced by you, under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

b. transfers in and purchases
Include lumber (already sawn) transferred (not sold) to your sawmill from other sawmills of your own company and any lumber that was purchased.
Exclude lumber that was sawn by others under contract from logs that you own; this should be included under 8c. production that you own.
Quantity:

c. production that you own
Include:
• lumber you own that was produced at your sawmill
• lumber that you own but was produced at another sawmill under contract for you
Exclude re-sawn lumber and any lumber that you do not own and was produced by you under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

d. production done for others under contract
Include lumber produced from logs owned by others that was sawn by your sawmills under a contract agreement.
Quantity:

E. shipments
Include:
• shipments of lumber that you own that are sold as lumber, e.g., rough or dressed
• lumber that is being sent for planing, kiln drying or treatment, but will subsequently be sold as lumber to market
• lumber shipped to any sawmill that operates outside of Canada
Exclude:
• any lumber shipped that your sawmill does not own, e.g., produced by you under contract for another sawmill
• lumber that will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products by your company and later not sold as lumber; this should be included as transfers out under question 8f. or as internal use under question 8g.
Quantity:

f. transfers out
Include shipments (not sales) to other sawmills where your lumber will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products and later not sold as lumber.
Exclude:
• shipments to any other mill that operates outside of Canada; these should be included in question 8e. shipments
• lumber that is being sent for planing, kiln drying or treatment, but will subsequently be sold as lumber to market; these should be included in question 8e. shipment
• lumber produced by you under contract for another sawmill
Quantity:

g. internal uses, waste and other losses
Include:
• lumber produced that was damaged and could not be sold as lumber
• lumber that will be used in the making of co-products/by-products, e.g., wood chips
• lumber that will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products at this sawmill
Quantity:

Closing inventory (a+b+c-e-f-g)
Include:
• stocks of lumber that you owned on the last day of the period
• lumber that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another sawmill
Exclude stocks of lumber that your sawmill does not own, e.g., lumber produced by you, under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

9. For the reported month, please provide the quantity of all other softwood lumber for the following

a. opening inventory
Include:
• stocks of lumber that you owned on the first day of the period
• lumber that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another sawmill
Exclude stocks of lumber that your sawmill does not own, e.g., lumber produced by you, under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

b. transfers in and purchases
Include lumber (already sawn) transferred (not sold) to your sawmill from other sawmills of your own company and any lumber that was purchased.
Exclude lumber that was sawn by others under contract from logs that you own; this should be included under 9c. production that you own.
Quantity:

c. production that you own
Include:
• lumber you own that was produced at your sawmill
• lumber that you own but was produced at another sawmill under contract for you
Exclude re-sawn lumber and any lumber that you do not own and was produced by you under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

d. production done for others under contract
Include lumber produced from logs owned by others that was sawn by your sawmills under a contract agreement.
Quantity:

E. shipments
Include:
• shipments of lumber that you own that are sold as lumber, e.g., rough or dressed
• lumber that is being sent for planing, kiln drying or treatment, but will subsequently be sold as lumber to market
• lumber shipped to any sawmill that operates outside of Canada
Exclude:
• any lumber shipped that your sawmill does not own, e.g., produced by you under contract for another sawmill
• lumber that will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products by your company and later not sold as lumber; this should be included as transfers out under question 9f. or as internal use under question 9g.
Quantity:

f. transfers out
Include shipments (not sales) to other sawmills where your lumber will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products and later not sold as lumber.
Exclude:
• shipments to any other mill that operates outside of Canada; these should be included in question 9e. shipments
• lumber that is being sent for planing, kiln drying or treatment, but will subsequently be sold as lumber to market; these should be included in question 9e. shipments
• lumber produced by you under contract for another sawmill
Quantity:

g. internal uses, waste and other losses
Include:
• lumber produced that was damaged and could not be sold as lumber
• lumber that will be used in the making of co-products/by-products, e.g., wood chips
• lumber that will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products at this sawmill
Quantity:

Closing inventory (a+b+c-e-f-g)
Include :
• stocks of lumber that you owned on the last day of the period
• lumber that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another sawmill
Exclude stocks of lumber that your sawmill does not own, e.g., lumber produced by you, under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

10. For the reported month, please provide the quantity of all hardwood species lumber for the following

a. opening inventory
Include:
• stocks of lumber that you owned on the first day of the period
• lumber that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another sawmill
Exclude stocks of lumber that your sawmill does not own, e.g., lumber produced by you, under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

b. transfers in and purchases
Include lumber (already sawn) transferred (not sold) to your sawmill from other sawmills of your own company and any lumber that was purchased.
Exclude lumber that was sawn by others under contract from logs that you own; this should be included under 10c. production that you own.
Quantity:

c. production that you own
Include:
• lumber you own that was produced at your sawmill
• lumber that you own but was produced at another sawmill under contract for you
Exclude re-sawn lumber and any lumber that you do not own and was produced by you under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

d. production done for others under contract
Include lumber produced from logs owned by others that was sawn by your sawmills under a contract agreement.
Quantity:

E. shipments
Include:
• shipments of lumber that you own that are sold as lumber, e.g., rough or dressed
• lumber that is being sent for planing, kiln drying or treatment, but will subsequently be sold as lumber to market
• lumber shipped to any sawmill that operates outside of Canada
Exclude:
• any lumber shipped that your sawmill does not own, e.g., produced by you under contract for another sawmill
• lumber that will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products by your company and later not sold as lumber; this should be included as transfers out under question 10f. or as internal use under question 10g.
Quantity:

f. transfers-out
Include shipments (not sales) to other sawmills where your lumber will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products and later not sold as lumber.
Exclude:
• shipments to any other mill that operates outside of Canada; these should be included in question 10e. shipments
• lumber that is being sent for planing, kiln drying or treatment, but will subsequently be sold as lumber to market; these should be included in question 10e. shipments
• lumber produced by you under contract for another sawmill
Quantity:

g. internal uses, waste and other losses
Include:
• lumber produced that was damaged and could not be sold as lumber
• lumber that will be used in the making of co-products/by-products, e.g., wood chips
• lumber that will be re-sawn and/or used in the production of other wood products at this sawmill
Quantity:

Closing inventory (a+b+c-e-f-g)
Include:
• stocks of lumber that you owned on the last day of the period
• lumber that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another sawmill
Exclude stocks of lumber that your sawmill does not own, e.g., lumber produced by you, under contract for another sawmill.
Quantity:

Woodchips - unit of measure

11. Select the unit of measure that is used to report wood chip quantities.

-Cubic metres (m3)

-Oven Dry Metric tonne (O.D. Metric tonne)

-Green metric tonne

-Oven Dry ton (O.D. ton)

-200 cubic feet (200 ft3)

-Bone dry units (bdu, 2400lbs)

Softwood chip

12. For the reported month, please report your softwood chips quantity for the following
Include wood chips produced from any softwood species.

a. opening inventory
Include:
• stocks of wood chips that you owned on the first day of the period
• wood chips that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another mill
Exclude stocks of wood chips that your mill does not own, e.g., wood chips produced by you, under contract for another mill.
Quantity:

b. transfers in and purchases
Include wood chips transferred (not sold) to your mill from other mills of your own company and any wood chips that were purchased.
Exclude wood chips chipped for you by others under contract; this should be included under 12c. production that you own.
Quantity:

c. production that you own
Include:
• wood chips you own that were produced at your mill
• wood chips that you own but were produced at another mill under contract for you
Exclude any wood chips produced by you under contract for another mill.
Quantity:

d. production done for others under contract
Include wood chips produced from material owned by others that were produced at your mill under a contract agreement.
Quantity:

E. shipments
Include:
• shipments of wood chips that you own
• wood chips shipped to any mill that operates outside of Canada
Exclude all wood chips shipped that your mill does not own, e.g., produced by you under contract for another mill.
Quantity:

f. transfers out
Include shipments (not sales) to other mills.
Exclude:
• shipments to any other mill that operates outside of Canada; these should be reported in question 12e. shipments
• wood chips produced by you under contract for another mill
Quantity:

g. waste
Include wood chips produced that were of poor quality and could not be sold as wood chips.
Quantity:

closing inventory (a+b+c-e-f-g)
Include:
• stocks of wood chips that you owned on the last day of the period
• wood chips that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another mill
Exclude stocks of wood chips that your mill does not own, e.g., wood chips produced by you, under contract for another mill.
Quantity:

Hardwood chip

13. For the reported month, please report your hardwood chips quantity for the following
Include wood chips produced from all hardwood species.

a. opening inventory
Include:
• stocks of wood chips that you owned on the first day of the period
• wood chips that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another mill
Exclude stocks of wood chips that your mill does not own, e.g., wood chips produced by you, under contract for another mill.
Quantity:

b. transfers in and purchases
Include wood chips transferred (not sold) to your mill from other mills of your own company and any wood chips that were purchased.
Exclude wood chips chipped for you by others under contract; this should be included under 13c. production that you own.
Quantity:

c. production that you own
Include:
• wood chips you own that were produced at your mill
• wood chips that you own but were produced at another mill under contract for you
Exclude any wood chips produced by you under contract for another mill.
Quantity:

d. production done for others under contract
Include wood chips produced from material owned by others that were produced at your mill under a contract agreement.
Quantity:

E. shipments
Include:
• shipments of wood chips that you own
• wood chips shipped to any mill that operates outside of Canada
Exclude all wood chips shipped that your mill does not own, e.g., produced by you under contract for another mill.
Quantity:

f. transfers out
Include shipments (not sales) to other mills.
Exclude:
• shipments to any other mill that operates outside of Canada; these should be reported in question 13e.
shipments
• wood chips produced by you under contract for another mill
Quantity:

g. waste
Include wood chips produced that were of poor quality and could not be sold as wood chips.
Quantity:

closing inventory (a+b+c-e-f-g)
Include:
• stocks of wood chips that you owned on the last day of the period
• wood chips that you own, but has been produced under contract and is stored by another mill
Exclude stocks of wood chips that your mill does not own, e.g., wood chips produced by you, under contract for another mill.
Quantity:

Changes and events

14. Indicate any changes or events that may have affected the reported values for this business compared to the last reporting period.
Mark all that apply.

-Strike or lock-out
How many days during the reference month was your production interrupted?

-Exchange rate impact

-Price changes in goods or services sold

-Contracting out

-Organisational change

-Price changes in labour or raw materials

-Natural disaster
How many days during the reference month was your production interrupted?

-Recession

-Change in product line

-Sold business or business units

-Expansion

-New or lost contract

-Acquisition of business or business units

-Vacation or maintenance periods
How many days during the reference month was your production interrupted?

-Equipment failure
How many days during the reference month was your production interrupted?

-Seasonal operations
How many days during the reference month was your production interrupted?

-Increased or decreased market demand

-Other change or event — specify:

OR

-No change or event

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General Information

Confidentiality
Your answers are confidential.
By law, Statistics Canada is prohibited from releasing any information it collects that could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent, or as permitted by the
Statistics Act. Statistics Canada will use the information from this survey for statistical purposes only.

Data-sharing agreements
To reduce respondent burden, Statistics Canada has entered into data-sharing agreements with provincial and territorial statistical agencies and other government organizations, which have agreed to keep the data confidential and use them only for statistical purposes. Statistics Canada will only share data from this survey with those organizations that have demonstrated a requirement to use the data.

Section 11 of the Statistics Act provides for the sharing of information with provincial and territorial statistical agencies that meet certain conditions. These agencies must have the legislative authority to collect the same information, on a mandatory basis, and the legislation must provide substantially the same provisions for confidentiality and penalties for disclosure of confidential information as the Statistics Act. Because these agencies have the legal authority to compel businesses to provide the same information, consent is not requested and businesses may not object to the sharing of the data.

For this survey, there are Section 11 agreements with the provincial and territorial statistical agencies of Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, and the Yukon. The shared data will be limited to information pertaining to business establishments located within the jurisdiction of the respective province or territory.

Section 12 of the Statistics Act provides for the sharing of information with federal, provincial or territorial government organizations. Under Section 12, you may refuse to share your information with any of these organizations by writing a letter of objection to the Chief Statistician and returning it with the completed questionnaire. Please specify the organizations with which you do not want to share your data.

For this survey, there are Section 12 agreements with the statistical agencies of Prince Edward Island, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, as well as with Québec Forest Industry Council, the Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs du Québec, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Manitoba Department of Sustainable Development, Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy and Resources, Alberta Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Natural Resources Canada.

For agreements with provincial and territorial government organizations, the shared data will be limited to information pertaining to business establishments located within the jurisdiction of the respective province or territory.

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