softwood lumber us
Trudeau was responding to news that the U.S. plans to impose significant duties of up to 24 per cent on lumber imports.
Specifically over softwood lumber.
The next seven months could be very nervous times in Canada's forestry sector, particularly softwood lumber. That's because the Softwood Lumber Agreement that Canada signed with the U.S. in 2006 expired last October 12. Canada had hoped to simply renew the agreement at that time, but the U.S. refused.
OTTAWA - Canada and the United States have bought two extra years of relative peace on the lumber front. The two governments