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Tariff threats resurface at USMCA debut

July 2, 2020

Caption: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right to left, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, President of the United States Donald Trump, Mexico’s Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, and President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto participate in a signing ceremony for the new United States-Mexico-Canada

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Nokian adds more sizes to Ground King tire family

July 2, 2020

Nokian Ground King was the major tractor tire release by Nokian Tyres in 2019. Its unique Hybrilug™ technology effectively combines the best features of lug and block patterns, enabling excellent mobility on soft fields as well as comfortable road transports. During 2020, the Nokian Ground King tire will have eight

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FPAC announces 2020 Green Dream Bloggers

July 2, 2020

Ottawa, Ontario – Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC)  has announced its 2020 Green Dream Bloggers – winners of its annual summer internships contest. The national Green Dream Bloggers program was launched in 2013 to provide students working in the forest products sector with an opportunity to promote their work

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U.S. Lobby Group’s Review of Canada’s Forests Misses the Mark

June 26, 2020

Forest Products Association of Canada Since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared, Canada’s forest products industry has been hard at work delivering urgently needed, critical products that are helping Canadians and Americans weather this unprecedented crisis. Our industry is a vital part of supply chains that produce a range of in-demand

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Toilet paper wars: Contested report claims TP production devastating Canadian forests

June 25, 2020

CBC NEWS, Cision News Wire — The toilet paper crisis of 2020 will probably be remembered as a strange and humorous aside to the COVID-19 pandemic. But a new report from the U.S.-based Natural Resources Defence Council says there’s a different but more worrisome toilet paper crisis now looming in Canada, and it’s driving global

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B.C. Unions, Environmental groups, mill operators ask Ottawa to limit raw log exports

June 25, 2020

BUSINESS IN VANCOUVER –The group, which consists of unions Unifor and the Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC), as well as mills-sector firm San Group Inc. and non-profits such as the Wilderness Committee and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), sent a letter to federal international trade minister

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Wood Fibre Costs Decline

June 25, 2020

WRI Market Insights 2020 — Wood fiber costs fell for many hardwood pulp-producing countries worldwide in the 1Q/20. The biggest declines (in US dollar terms) were seen in the US South, Russia, and Latin America, where hardwood pulplog prices were down between 5 and 10 percent from the 4Q/19. In

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