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U.S. ruling on softwood lumber duties welcome but disappointing: BC Lumber Trade Council
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U.S. ruling on softwood lumber duties welcome but disappointing: BC Lumber Trade Council

Susan Yurkovich, president of the BC Lumber Trade Council made the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) issuance of final countervailing (CVD) and anti-dumping (AD) rates on Canadian softwood lumber. The new combined rate will be 8.59%, dropping from the current combined rate of 17.91%. “While the reduction in duty...

COFI announces Linda Coady as new president and CEO
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COFI announces Linda Coady as new president and CEO

The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) has announced Linda Coady as its new president and CEO, effective July 18,  to replace Susan Yurkovich, who stepped down earlier in the year. Prior to her appointment, Coady was executive director at the Pembina Institute, an independent Canadian think tank on energy and climate policies. “Linda is...