Speech was timed to closely precede the March 18 election, in which he’s set to easily win a fourth term.
US housing starts beat expectations, repair and remodelling markets to remain robust.
Northern Pulp has until 2020 to replace its current effluent treatment plant in Boat Harbour near Pictou.
Carr okay with a global approach similar to what the Liberal government did for the softwood lumber industry.
Shortage can be addressed by better working conditions and compensation: USW.
Lighthizer called it a massive attack on the American system of international trade.
Converts wood chips to a sugar stream and a hydrolysis lignin stream but does not produce pulp.
Will continue to provide advice and counsel on critical trade matters.
600,000 workers in the newspaper and commercial printing sectors are at risk.
An overall tariff of 6.53% levied on about 25 Canadian plants, mostly in Quebec and Ontario.
Canadian industry has grown by 73% over the past four years: about 65% of the pellets are produced in BC.
Freeland calls countervailing and anti-dumping duties unfair, unwarranted and “deeply troubling.”
Says it’s the cheapest option for replacing the aging generators that currently power the off-grid town.
Study suggests planting species of softwood that are proven to be more resilient in warm climates.
Federal loans and loan guarantees to help producers weather the duties has been limited.