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Wood-framed multi-storey projects face ‘knotty’ questions

Wood-framed multi-storey projects face ‘knotty’ questions

Two high profile wood-framed condominium projects following changes to the Ontario Building code have flipped over to steel and concrete as the learning curve with lumber raises the bar. Heartwood The Beach, at 1884 Queen St. E. and Woodbine Avenue, and Cabin Toronto at 45 Dovercourt Rd., were both touted for their i…

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U.S. shoots first in softwood lumber battle with Canada

U.S. shoots first in softwood lumber battle with Canada

WASHINGTON — The United States has fired the opening shot in the latest softwood lumber war against Canada, with the Trump administration announcing its first batch of duties on imported wood in the neighbourhood of 20 per cent. The move was expected: the deep-rooted dispute over lumber pricing between the two coun…

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