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Canfor Takes Market Downtime
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 30 April 2007 – Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) announced today that it will be taking downtime at its Plateau sawmill in Vanderhoof, British Columbia, due to continuing poor market conditions. This curtailment represents approximately 25 million board feet of lumber production.

The curtailment at the sawmill will take place 07 May until 25 May, inclusive, with the planer mill continuing to run for approximately one and a half weeks for inventory management purposes. The company will continue to meet customer commitments through the curtailment.

Canfor is a leading integrated forest products company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, with interests in 33 facilities in British Columbia, Alberta, and Quebec in Canada, and in Washington, North Carolina, and South Carolina in the United States. The company is the largest producer of softwood lumber in Canada. It also produces oriented strand board (OSB), plywood, remanufactured lumber products, and specialized wood products. Canfor also owns a 50.2% interest in Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership, which is one of the largest producers of northern softwood kraft pulp in Canada and a leading producer of high performance kraft paper. Canfor shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CFP).

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