Softwood lumber tariffs top of mind as Calgary hosts trade summit

by Mike Tarasko Posted May 2, 2017 6:51 am MDT Softwood lumber tariffs top of mind as Calgary hosts trade summit AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email It’s impeccable timing for the event.The Alberta U.S. Trade Summit happens Tuesday and Wednesday in Calgary, just a week after U.S. President Donald Trump slapped tariffs on softwood lumber from most provinces, including Alberta.The two day event will feature addresses from the Lieutenant Governors of Montana and Washington and a bevy of Canadian intellectuals whose focus is on business and trade relations.The summit is hosted by Calgary Economic Development at the Telus Convention Centre. Outside the Telus Convention Centre in Calgary on Monday, April 3, 2017. (Photo by Chelsey Harms/660 NEWS) read more