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‘Son of Black Liquor’ subsidy poses new threat to Canadian forest sector

Source: Vancouver Sun, October 15, 2009

Canadian forest companies say another huge American subsidy is on the horizon that could further erode Canada’s edge in developing bioenergy and cause existing mills in this country to shut down…

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Soaring loonie alarming to many of B.C’s key industries

Source: Victoria Times Colonist, October 14, 2009

The Canadian dollar’s race to parity with the U.S. greenback could have some of B.C.’s key industries running for the panic button. Forestry, tourism and manufacturing all stand to lose big if the loonie continues its flight, according to industry insiders…

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Little benefit to coast in wood sales to China market

Source: Alberni Valley Times, October 8, 2009

The province’s forest industry is riding a wave of success and more marketing money in China as that country sets new records for importing British Columbian wood….

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B.C.’s wood is finding a home in China

Source: Victoria Times Colonist, October 7, 2009

It’s every master carpenter’s dream come true. A six-storey wood building is subjected to a massive earthquake and is still standing when the rumbling subsides, with scarcely more than some cracks in the drywall….

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