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Trudeau offers lumber to rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral

The Tree Frog Forestry News
May 15, 2019
Category: Today's Takeaway

After visiting the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral, Prime Minister Trudeau offered Canadian lumber to help with the rebuild; and the Tree Frog news may have seen it arrive in person [!!]

In Business news: capacity reductions and curtailments help softwood lumber prices recover–albeit slowly–from recent lows; China’s tariffs a wake up call for US hardwood industry; Conifex quarterly results improve but stay in red; Atlantic Power acquires two biomass plants; two former provincial politicians were re-elected to Canfor’s board; and a Liberal MLA says NDP forestry bill based on ideology, not common sense.

Finally, Western red cedars die off as extended dry spells continue; and the canary in Canada’s Boreal forest is a woodpecker.

Kelly McCloskey, a Tree Frog in Paris

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