Commentary | From Log Export Restrictions to a Market-Based Future: Towards an Enduring Canada-U.S. Softwood Agreement
“As the fifth round of the lumber dispute dawns, a key question for Canada is how to create enduring trade peace and end the ‘Nightmare on Log Street’ once and for all. To get there, it is time for Canada to undertake a careful reassessment of its lumber policies with a view to making them more market-oriented.”
Former trade policy negotiator Eric Miller provides an incisive analysis for an enduring Canada-U.S. softwood agreement, with a response by Canadian diplomat Colin Robertson.
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Bound by common geopolitical interests and strong economic and cultural ties, Canada and the United States enjoy the world's most successful bilateral relationship. The Wilson Center's Canada Institute is the only public policy forum in the world dedicated to the full spectrum of Canada-U.S. issues. The Canada Institute is a global leader for policymakers, academics and business leaders to engage in non-partisan, informed dialogue about the current and future state of the relationship. Read more