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A worker at the Delta Cedar Sawmill in Delta, B.C. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)
A worker at the Delta Cedar Sawmill in Delta, B.C. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)

U.S. lumber producers eye New Brunswick with coming tariffs Add to ...

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U.S. lumber producers are expanding their attack on Canadian exporters by adding New Brunswick to the list of provinces targeted for tariffs.

A group led by the U.S. Lumber Coalition petitioned the U.S. Department of Commerce in November to challenge what it calls Canada’s unfair subsidies for softwood lumber. Since then, the lobby group has stepped up its campaign, playing hardball in a letter last week to Wilbur Ross, the new U.S. Commerce Secretary.

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