Global Affairs Canada Issues Industry Notice on Softwood Lumber

January 8, 2020 – An industry notice on Softwood Lumber was recently issued by Global Affairs Canada and provides following details and information.

Global Affairs Canada has finalized template letters and instructions for interested companies. These may be used for filing their second administrative review request(s).

You will find the template letters and associated instructions on our dedicated softwood lumber Frequently Asked Questions webpage.
Please be sure to read through the Frequently Asked Questions section before taking any action. Note that this page is regularly updated.

Companies should print and retain a copy of the confirmation of filing on ACCESS and must serve a copy of the request on the petitioner (COALITION). Companies that are not already registered on ACCESS may file their ACCESS registration, maintain a copy of the registration receipt and complete the template letters so they are ready to be filed when possible.

As a reminder, please feel free to reach out to us directly by e-mail with any questions or comments at

Thank you,

Softwood Lumber Division
111 Sussex Drive
Global Affairs Canada