Ontario Critic Wants Tariff on Some U.S. Products to Recover from Softwood Duties

"It wouldn't amount to a trade war," says provincial trade critic Ted Chudleigh

Sarah McGregor
Published: Wednesday, 09/21/2005 12:00 am EDT

A tariff on California's Napa Valley wine and Florida orange juice flowing into Canada could recover $5 billion owed in softwood lumber duties and "get the most political bang for the buck" among American legislators, says Ted Chudleigh, Ontario's Conservative Economic Development and Trade Critic.

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