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U.S. 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.