Derek Burney, Senior Strategic Advisor at Norton Rose Fulbright
in Canada and former Canadian Ambassador to Korea and the United
States, discusses the importance of foreign investment into Canada
and political considerations in light of recent changes to the
Investment Canada Act.
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While that agreement mandated export measures on Canadian softwood lumber exports destined for the United States, it also protected those lumber exports from the potential imposition of onerous import measures by the U.S.
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