Supply chain delays dog housing industry, lead to paper rationing

The Tree Frog Forestry News
September 24, 2021
Category: Today's Takeaway

The pandemic and associated supply chain delays will continue to dog the housing industry into 2022, says Fannie Mae. In related news: Costco starts limiting purchases of toilet paper (again); Bloomberg says the US housing market is shifting again; while Canada’s construction boom is missing in Toronto. In other Business news: BC’s White Rock Lake wildfire caused $77 million in insurance damage; a women is arrested for starting California’s Fawn Fire; and the iconic MacBlo building is renamed for its architect Arthur Erickson.

On the punditry front: Diane Nichlolls on the science and art of forestry; Christine Gelowitz says forestry’s about people too; Gaby Wickstrom on the little town that would; Brian Butler on the concerns of workers; and Peter Wood on logging’s impact on climate change risk.

Finally, David Elstone on the US-South of Canada, and Russ Taylor on lumber-buyer power.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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