VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 17, 2015) - Western Forest Products' (TSX:WEF) first quarter 2015 financial and operating results will be released after market close on Thursday, May 7, 2015.

Analysts, investors and media are invited to participate in Western Forest Products' first quarter 2015 conference call on Friday, May 8, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. PST (3:00 p.m. EST).

Don Demens, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Stephen Williams, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss the Company's first quarter 2015 results followed by a question and answer session.

To join the conference call, dial:
From Toronto: 416-340-2218
Toll-free from Canada and U.S.: 1-866-225-0198
To access the instant replay of the call, dial:
From Toronto: 905-694-9451 (passcode: 5794715)
Toll-free from Canada and U.S.: 1-800-408-3053 (passcode: 5794715)

The instant replay will be available until May 19, 2015 at 8:59 p.m. PST (11:59 p.m. EST).

Western Forest Products Inc.

Western is an integrated Canadian forest products company, and is the largest coastal British Columbia woodland operator and lumber producer. The Company has an annual available harvest of approximately 6.4 million cubic metres of timber, of which approximately 6.2 million cubic metres is from Crown lands. Western has a lumber capacity in excess of 1.1 billion board feet from seven sawmills and two remanufacturing plants. Principal activities conducted by the Company include timber harvesting, reforestation, sawmilling logs into lumber and wood chips, and value-added remanufacturing. Substantially all of Western's operations, employees and corporate facilities are located in the coastal region of British Columbia, while its products are sold in more than 25 countries worldwide.

Contact Information:

Western Forest Products Inc.
Stephen Williams
Senior Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary