Similar in concerns to the earlier works that addressed art objects as articles of commerce and trade (commodity products, the fur trade,
air cargo, etc) this update rehash of the Canadian Softwood series
seeks to function within the contemporary trade and tariff disputes between Canada, the U.S., and Mexico (USMCA). These works are intended for export only, and enjoy a duty-free importation avoiding the 18% softwood tariff when declared as original artworks made in Canada.

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