CBC— Officials from various Canadian governments and the lumber industry are expressing their disappointment that the U.S. has decided to go ahead with a plan to double the amount of duty it imposes on softwood lumber that comes from Canada.
Global News—Freeland says Canada may retaliate against U.S. softwood lumber duty rate. The U.S. Department of Commerce said Wednesday that its final combined anti-dumping and countervailing duty rate for most Canadian producers will be 17.9 per cent.
Fortune—Kamala Harris introduces plan to reduce the U.S. maternal mortality rate—the highest among the world’s developed nations. Women in the U.S. die during or immediately after pregnancy at a higher rate than any other developed nation.
The Federalist—U.S. Space Academies Prioritize ‘Diversity’ And ‘Inclusion’ As China Prepares To Eclipse U.S. In Space. The United States may soon lose its status as a truly global superpower, both on Earth and in the heavens of low orbit, due to agencies' politicization.