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Organization Asking for Support in the Forestry industry

The softwood lumber dispute has prompted Alberta Forest Products Association to ask people to stand up for the forestry sector. The tariffs put on Alberta producer's lumber when it gets to the U.S. border can now range anywhere from 19 to 24 per cent.

AFPA CEO and President Paul Whittaker says it is an important issue for Alberta because the forestry industry is a major employer in 70 communities.

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Source: My Grande Prairie Now

 
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