Illegal trade impacts Cdn hardwood
Oct. 3, 2014 - A series on Global News is looking at where the wood for hardwood floors has been harvested. It has found that while Canadian consumers may believe the wood is coming from Canadian forests, it's most likely coming from illegal logging in Siberia and shipped to Canada through China. With cheap, illegal hardwood flooring available to retailers, Canadian hardwood flooring manufacturers are finding it impossible to compete.
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