Canada looks to US Court of International Trade for duty relief

The Tree Frog Forestry News
September 1, 2023
Category: Today's Takeaway

Canada is broadening its softwood duty challenge under the free-trade deal to include the US Court of International Trade. In other Political news: British Columbia and the Northwest Territories extend their state of emergency by 2-weeks; BC’s Premier Eby asks the Bank of Canada to freeze interest rates; and Joe Biden proclaims September as National Wilderness Month.

In Forestry/Wildfire news: New Brunswick’s forest strategy gets mixed reviews; a BC Forest Practices Board audit reports mixed results; climate activists want BC to up its building standards;  a judge says Trump-era rule on logging should be vacated; Nick Smith says active forest management could have prevented the Oregon Camp Creek fire; and carbon market confidence ebbs as experts debate carbon credits’ credibility.

Finally, persistent bears force 160 firefighters to pull out of BC camp. Also – enjoy the long weekend and see you Tuesday!

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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