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Natural Resource Canada’s Minister Carr Leads Forest Industry Round Table at Canada Wood Japan

Shawn Lawlor

By Shawn Lawlor

Director, Canada Wood Japan

May 20, 2016

The Honourable James Gordon Carr, Minister of Natural Resources Canada participates in an industry round table discussion at the Canada Wood Japan Office

The Honourable James Gordon Carr, Minister of Natural Resources Canada participates in an industry round table discussion at the Canada Wood Japan Office

On April 28th Canada’s new Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable James Gordon Carr, visited with Canada Wood Japan to participate in an industry round table discussion. Minister Carr was provided with presentations on Japan’s forest products market and information on Canada Wood partner association activities. Industry representatives from Weyerhaeuser, Interfor, West Fraser, Tiger International and the Japan Lumber Importers Association were also on hand to provide with Minister with direct market feedback. Minister Carr and his team had an opportunity to meet with our Japan team and stressed the government’s continued commitment to support the forest products industry’s international market development initiatives.