The Canadian Press

2005-08-24 | Canada US Softwood

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A trade war with the US was brewing in August over softwood lumber. Ottawa threatened imposing tariffs after the Americans refused to abide by a NAFTA ruling that favored Canada. Prime Minister Martin called the US position unacceptable. (More than 80 per cent of Canadian exports go to the US.)

Date: 2005-08-24
Placeline: REGINA, Saskatchewan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << American position is actually untenable. Acceptable the fact is that we won those cases and under the under the terms of benefit and under the terms of any kind of agreement when you when the agreement when a panel comes down to making decisions back to the alarm >>