Horgan Vows to Fight Us Softwood Levies That Could Hurt BC Forestry Jobs

The US government plans to slap duties of more than 20 per cent on Canadian softwood lumber and that has BC’s premier renewing a promise to protect forestry jobs here.

John Horgan is taking no comfort from Americans backing off of raising levies by almost 27 per cent.

Like he has said many times before, Horgan is vowing to fight for 60,000 British Columbians who depend on forestry. “This is unfair. It’s a typical pattern by a small group of industry advocates in the United States that are cutting off their nose to spite their face.” read more >>