Interfor to temporarily curtail production by 60%

March 19, 2020
Category: Today's Takeaway

In response to COVID-19, Interfor will temporarily curtail production by 60% in BC, the Pacific Northwest and the US South. In related news: trade in cargo will continue under US/Canada border closing; Longview WA paper mills to continue operating; Resolute and Georgia Pacific are working overtime on toilet paper production; US and Canadian housing markets start to tilt—provide benchmark for the coming storm; and two more forest industry conferences are put on hold.

In other news: BC’s business community creates COVID-19 Cabinet; epidemiologists use forest fire analogy to describe how the coronavirus will spread; and Alberta’s wildfire season is underway.

Finally, Johnny Carson demonstrates (in absentia) how misinformation can lead to toilet paper hoarding.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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