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    :: Friday, August 25, 2006 ::

    Indepth: Softwood lumber dispute - CBC News
    The trade war took a toll on Canadian jobs. Thousands in the industry lost their jobs, including about 15,000 forestry workers who were laid off in British Columbia.

    In 2001, then-U.S. trade ambassador Robert Zoellick vowed the trade war would continue until Canada imposed its own taxes on lumber exports. Canada has refused to do so.
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