Canadian inflation holds steady at 3.1% in November

The Tree Frog Forestry News
December 20, 2023
Category: Today's Takeaway

The Bank of Canada says inflation is still too high at 3.1%, but strip out mortgage costs and it’s pretty much on target. In other Business news: American Forest & Paper Association CEO urges New York to veto the Deforestation-Free Procurement Act; Mississippi is on pace for a record timber harvest; Canada told to end its obsession with trade diversification; and green technology funding given to Origin Materials should benefit Canada’s forest industry.

In Forestry/Climate news: researchers say wood products and managed forests are necessary for climate mitigation; scientists are teaming up to restore the Whitebark pine; wildfires are on the rise across the eastern US; a new book on why US forests need more fire, not less; and more coverage of Biden’s move to protect old-growth forests under federal management plans

Finally, as Canadian Christmas tree farmers retire, who will take over? 

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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