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Minister Fast and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk Sign Two-Year Extension to Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement 

Minister Fast and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk

January 23, 2012 - Washington, D.C. - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, and Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative, today signed a two-year extension to the Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement, which will benefit lumber workers and their families by bringing much-needed stability and predictability to the lumber industry.

Please consult the news release, speech and download this photo.

For further information, media representatives may contact:

Adam Taylor
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Ed Fast
Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway
613-992-7332
adam.taylor@international.gc.ca

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Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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