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Tensions over time: A primer on the Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute

The resumption of an old battle over softwood lumber and U.S. allegations that Canada unfairly subsidizes its industry provided some lift to BC Liberal Leader Christy Clark's election campaign. In response to a mid-campaign announcement by the United States of duties of up to 24 per cent on lumber exports from Canada, Ms. Clark called upon the Canadian federal government to ban the shipment of thermal coal through ports in B.C.

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Source: The Globe and Mail

 

 
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