How rates are determined

Timber dues and other fees associated with timber dispositions are collected by the province – under the authority of the Forests Act – to ensure Albertans receive fair compensation for the use of publicly-owned forest resources. The timber dues rates applied are based on current market prices and financial conditions, are can be found in Tables 1 to 4 of the Timber Dues Ministerial Order.

Timber dues letters

A monthly notice is posted for the general rate of timber dues for timber used to make veneer products. See the monthly letter for veneer.

A quarterly notice is posted for the general rate of timber dues for timber that is used to make oriented strand board (OSB). See the quarterly letter for OSB.

Current dues rates

Month Veneer
$/m3
OSB
$/m3
LVL
$/m3
October 2022 8.76
September 2022 15.92 83.88
August 2022 12.34 83.88
July 2022 19.50 34.79 83.88
June 2022 54.08 34.79 83.88
May 2022 60.04 34.79 83.88
April 2022 83.89 76.50 83.89
March 2022 83.89 76.50 83.89
February 2022 83.89 76.50 83.89
January 2022 83.89 64.58 83.89
December 2021 2.50 64.58 83.89
November 2021 3.39 64.58 83.89
October 2021 1.90 10.96 83.89
September 2021 3.39 10.96 83.89
August 2021 83.89 10.96 83.89
July 2021 83.89 76.50 83.89
June 2021 83.89 76.50 83.89
May 2021 83.89 76.50 66.00
April 2021 82.51 76.50 54.49
March 2021 82.51 76.50 45.33
February 2021 82.51 76.50 32.45
January 2021 58.66 76.50 32.45
December 2020 34.81 76.50 36.38
November 2020 64.63 76.50 32.45
October 2020 76.55 76.50 32.45
September 2020 52.70 76.50 24.60
August 2020 40.78 76.50 24.60
July 2020 21.70 1.13 24.60
June 2020 10.96 1.13 20.91
May 2020 10.96 1.13 24.60
April 2020 18.12 1.13 14.37
March 2020 10.96 1.13 20.91
February 2020 2.02 1.13 20.91
January 2020 2.02 0.53 17.64
December 2019 2.02 0.53 20.91
November 2019 2.02 0.53 20.91
October 2019 3.81 0.53 17.64
September 2019 2.02 0.53 24.60
August 2019 3.81 0.53 28.53
July 2019 3.81 0.53 20.91
June 2019 3.81 0.53 20.91
May 2019 3.81 0.53 20.91
April 2019 3.81 0.53 28.53
March 2019 7.39 0.53 24.60
February 2019 3.81 0.53 24.60
January 2019 3.81 0.53 28.53
December 2018 3.81 0.53 17.64
November 2018 7.39 0.53 24.60
October 2018 18.12 0.53 20.91
September 2018 18.12 0.53 28.53
August 2018 25.27 0.53 28.53
July 2018 28.85 10.96 28.53
June 2018 25.27 10.96 24.60
May 2018 21.70 10.96 17.64
April 2018 25.27 14.53 24.60
March 2018 21.70 14.53 28.53
February 2018 14.54 14.53 24.60
January 2018 10.96 1.13 14.37
December 2017 14.54 1.13 24.60
November 2017 21.70 1.13 20.91
October 2017 18.12 10.96 17.64
September 2017 18.12 10.96 14.37
August 2017 18.12 10.96 14.37
July 2017 10.96 7.38 14.37
June 2017 10.96 7.38 14.37
May 2017 14.54 7.38 14.37
April 2017 10.96 1.13 14.37
March 2017 7.39 1.13 14.37
February 2017 3.81 1.13 14.37
January 2017 3.81 0.53 11.10

Historical dues rates

Find timber dues for the period of April 1996 to December 2016:

Contact

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Related

Forest tenure

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