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'Disappointing' that U.S. pressing ahead with duties on Canadian softwood lumber: Ng

'Disappointing' that U.S. pressing ahead with duties on Canadian softwood lumber: Ng

WASHINGTON — Canada's international trade minister says the United States appears to be pressing ahead with what she calls "unjustified" duties on softwood lumber imports. Mary Ng says the anti-dumping and countervailing duties the U.S.
Wood manufacturers to get bigger cut of the cut

Wood manufacturers to get bigger cut of the cut

BC setting aside 10 per cent of BC Timber sales for high value-added wood manufacturing
Tolko extends Armstrong, Soda Creek lumber mill shutdowns

Tolko extends Armstrong, Soda Creek lumber mill shutdowns

Plywood divisions in Armstrong and White Valley see operations resume this week
Poilievre's energy plan: carrots not sticks

Poilievre's energy plan: carrots not sticks

'First Nations must be the principal beneficiaries of the resource development,' says federal Conservative Leader
Federal minerals strategy highlights need to speed up mining projects

Federal minerals strategy highlights need to speed up mining projects

Head of Mining Association of B.C. sees First Nations ownership as wave of the future
UNDRIP agreement entrenches Indigenous rights in mining development

UNDRIP agreement entrenches Indigenous rights in mining development

Nisga'a leader says better cooperation with B.C. government needed to speed permitting process
B.C. had record spending on exploration in 2022

B.C. had record spending on exploration in 2022

Mineral production in B.C. worth $18B last year, according to premier
MEGABUST: Northern B.C.’s megaproject boom coming to an end

MEGABUST: Northern B.C.’s megaproject boom coming to an end

Completion of four megaprojects over the next two years will end thousands of jobs and billions in economic activity.
Federal ag policy causes concern

Federal ag policy causes concern

Saskatchewan agriculture minister David Marit remains concerned about the environmental aspects of some of the agricultural policy coming out of Ottawa.
Crofton paper mill workers to be recalled

Crofton paper mill workers to be recalled

Senior governments kicking in $19 million to retool Paper Excellence mill