VANCOUVER, CNW — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. has announced that, in connection with its normal course issuer bid previously announced on September 17, 2018, West Fraser has entered into a new automatic share purchase plan pursuant to which the securities dealer acting as the Company’s agent for the normal course issuer bid may acquire, at its discretion, common shares of West Fraser on West Fraser’s behalf during the quarterly blackout period of the Company for its fourth quarter 2018 results commencing January 1, 2019, subject to certain parameters as to price and number of shares. The Company’s normal course issuer bid commenced effective September 19, 2018 and will terminate on September 18, 2019.