Category Archives: forestry

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N.B. trade minister got things wrong on softwood lumber, says woodlot group – CBC News – 6 July 2017

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Article by CBC News Photo by CBC News The New Brunswick Woodlot Federation says a provincial cabinet minister should get his facts straight when he argues against higher U.S. duties on softwood lumber from the province. Roger Melanson, the minister responsible for trade policy, was wrong to say recently that nothing has changed in the way the province has managed […]

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Forest Strategy for Softwood Lumber Tariffs: Question Period – 3 May 2017

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Here is the video and transcript of oral questions today recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: I have tabled two bills in this Legislature that would have helped to secure New Brunswick’s historic exemption from softwood lumber tariffs. In 2015, I introduced a bill that would have rescinded the former Conservative government’s decision to increase the […]

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Softwood Lumber Tariffs: Question Period – 27 April 2017

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Here is the video and transcript of oral questions today recorded in the language it was originally spoken. Mr. Coon: For 31 years, the Maritime Lumber Bureau, representing sawmills throughout the Maritime Region, has successfully secured . . . (Interjections.) Mr. Speaker: The member for Gagetown-Petitcodiac will come to order. Mr. Coon: . . . an exclusion from U.S. duties […]

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