US economy shows momentum as Canada hits a soft patch

The Tree Frog Forestry News
December 22, 2023
Category: Today's Takeaway

As 2023 draws to a close, the US economy is showing momentum while Canada hits a soft patch. In other Business news: Teal-Jones’ lawsuit against BC puts a price tag on reconciliation; rebuilding begins two-years after the Lytton fire; Louisiana is impacted by drought and wildfires; and mass timber’s rise may help with the housing crisis. Meanwhile, Woodtone promotes Brad Rosse to CEO.

In Forestry/Climate news: Biden’s old-growth plan may or may not backfire, but ENGOs want Canada to follow the US lead; Alberta’s forests are thriving as the mountain pine beetle declines; Congress shows support for expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument; and Bjorn Lomborg opines on the high cost of going green.

Finally, Canada signs an historic agreement with Santa… and barring breaking news, the Frogs are back Jan 2. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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