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‘This is not new’: Natural Resources Minister assures lumber discussions ongoing with U.S.

Federal Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr assured that discussions remain ongoing over the United States' Department of Commerce decision to end the exclusion on Canadian softwood lumber from countervailing duties.

"This is not new," said Carr, while touring H. J. Crabbe & Sons Ltd. lumber mill in Florenceville-Bristol, NB. "To come to New Brunswick is to remember that the first lumber dispute was actually in 1829 between New Brunswick and Maine."

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Source: Global News

 
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