The West wants out – into the world’s markets

The election is over and we’ve got a Trudeau in Ottawa. Western Canadian issues haven’t changed much, however, since the last Trudeau. The West still needs to get our food, energy and materials to the world market and we are afraid that Trudeau will get in the way. The energy sector is most concerned –

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The Canada-US Softwood Lumber Agreement expires on Oct. 12, 2015.

The Softwood Lumber Agreement expires in four days.
Here’s what you need to know

On October 12, the Canada-U.S. Softwood Lumber Agreement expires without a replacement. What does this mean for western Canadian softwood exporters? Managed trade with the U.S. is over On the plus side, the end of the SLA means Canadian softwood lumber exporters will no longer be subject to the SLA export charge that ranges from

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