Tag: Products

China lifts ban on Canadian pork, beef products

OTTAWA—The Chinese government has removed a months-long ban on Canadian pork and beef products that hit farmers hard when it arrived in the midst of a broader diplomatic feud between the two countries. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau applauded the development Tuesday, calling it “good news” for producers. China suspended the meat imports in June after…

Premier John Horgan says it’s time to add value to B.C.’s forestry products

VANCOUVER—A downturn in British Columbia’s lumber industry is a chance to refocus on getting more money out of provincial forests, Premier John Horgan said Friday. He told hundreds of delegates at the annual convention of the Union of B.C. Municipalities that the forest industry has focused for too long on sending raw logs offshore without…

Canadian health organizations call for end to promotion of vaping products

OTTAWA—Federal officials have to act right away to avoid further risks of serious illness from vaping, eight Canadian health organizations said Thursday. The groups are asking for an interim order from Health Canada to curb the marketing of vaping products, restrict the flavours available and regulate their nicotine levels. Vaping products, the organizations say, should…