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The World Trade Organization says its dispute settlement body has agreed to establish two panels to examine Canada's complaint about duties imposed by the United States on softwood lumber imports. more

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The American government hit the Canadian forestry industry with more duties late Tuesday as it upheld counterveiling duties on Canadian newsprint. more

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The independent review of Nova Scotia's forestry practices has been extended by two months. more

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A massive and uncontrollable buildup of mountain pine beetles in Jasper National Park is starting to explode into commercially valuable forests along its boundaries. more

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A massive and uncontrollable buildup of mountain pine beetles in Jasper National Park is starting to explode into commercially valuable forests along its boundaries. more

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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