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Canada holds Government to Government Talks on Codes & Standards Trends & Issues

Shawn Lawlor

By Shawn Lawlor

Managing Director, Canada Wood Japan

October 2, 2019

On September 19th and 20th Canada held trilateral talks with the US Embassy and industry associations and Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forests & Fisheries (MAFF), the Forestry Agency and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation & Tourism (MLIT) held at the Embassy of Canada in Japan. Known as the BEC / JASTC conference, this is the 30th year this conference takes place to address market access issues and share information on wood-related codes and standards. NRCan Director Jeff Biggs Chaired Canada’s team with support from Canada Wood and the Canadian Embassy.