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B.C. invests $150 million to promote lumber

Sept. 2, 2016 - The Province of British Columbia has earmarked $150 million to promote B.C. lumber in advance of the Oct. 12 deadline for Canada and the U.S. to reach a softwood lumber deal.


September 2, 2016
By Maria Church
Maria Church

Steve Thomson, minister of forests, lands and natural resource operations, says the softwood agreement is critical to the province’s forest sector, but that the $150-million investment is not contingent on a trade deal being reached.

Read the full story by CBC News.