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Canada and the United States remain "quite far apart" on negotiating a softwood lumber settlement, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday, suggesting that any hopes for a swift resolution may be dashed. more

Jun 12, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Canadian government is threatening multiple trade actions against the United States in retaliation for duties on softwood lumber, warning that several American industries could be targeted in the event of a protracted trade dispute. more

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr has been offering reassuring words as the country prepares to defend its softwood lumber industry yet again from duties imposed by the United States. more

May 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

Ontario is increasing funding for forest access roads by $20 million in response to the softwood lumber dispute between Canada and the US. more

Apr 27, 2017 12:00 AM News

Nearly a year after the massive wildfire that devastated Fort McMurray, a climate scientist says there may be more forest fires in Canada this summer. more

Apr 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

The US Commerce Department said Thursday it will announce on April 25 whether it will impose the first of two duties on Canadian softwood. more

Apr 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

Alberta says it will spend $45 million over the next three years to help protect communities in forested areas from being damaged by wildfires. more

Apr 11, 2017 12:00 AM News

The US Commerce Department said Thursday it will announce on April 25 whether it will impose the first of two duties on Canadian softwood. more

Apr 8, 2017 12:00 AM News

Canada's top negotiator in the softwood lumber trade dispute with the United States says discussions around the disagreement have waned since President Donald Trump took office. more

Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM News

British Columbia's softwood trade envoy says there's a slight opportunity to quickly negotiate a new lumber agreement between Canada and the United States, but if a deal can't be reached by the summer or fall it could mean a lengthy fight. more

Mar 30, 2017 12:00 AM News

One of Quebec's largest forestry companies says it expects to qualify for $55 million of electricity rebates due to a four-year capital investment program centred at its Temiscaming manufacturing site. more

Mar 28, 2017 12:00 AM News

The ombudsman’s report — titled Will It Be There? — recommended the introduction of legislation to guarantee timely air-ambulance responses to emergencies at rural work sites and communities. more

Feb 4, 2017 12:00 AM News

The US International Trade Commission says it has found there was a reasonable indication that softwood lumber products from Canada materially injured American producers, setting the stage for the imposition of preliminary duties. more

Jan 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

Quebec has committed to providing loan guarantees to companies adversely affected by the softwood lumber dispute with the United States, even if the federal government doesn't come on board. more

Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM News

Canada must create a loan guarantee program in order to ensure the country’s lumber producers continue to have access to the US market, Quebec’s economy minister said Tuesday. more

Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM News

A letter from International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland and David MacNaughton, the Canadian ambassador to Washington, went out today to two dozen senators — with a copy to President Barack Obama. more

Nov 8, 2016 12:00 AM News

Quebec has hired a former Canadian ambassador Raymond Chretien to the United States to represent its interests in the difficult softwood lumber negotiations between Canada and its southern neighbour. more

Oct 24, 2016 12:00 AM News

The Alberta government says it's moving ahead with the oil and gas industry to restore habitat for dwindling caribou herds. more

Oct 3, 2016 5:01 PM News

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