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MWC 2021: no relief in sight for high lumber prices, tight supply, but ‘future is bright’

Wednesday 7 April 2021

It’s been just over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Canada. Since then, almost every aspect of life has changed. In the forest industry, it has impacted the way we build, the way we trade and source, and the way we live and work.

Appropriately, this was the main theme of this year’s virtual Montreal Wood Convention (MWC), known as the Montreal Wood Convention Experience, which took place on March 24.

The event consisted mainly of a panel discussion among four CEOs: Cees de Jager, CEO of the Softwood Lumber Board; Kevin Edgson, president and CEO of EACOM Timber Corporation; Craig Johnston, president and CEO of Forest City Trading Group; and Andy Goodman, president and CEO of Sherwood Lumber.

To read the complete article on the Canadian Forest Industries website, click here. (en anglais).

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