B.C. forestry crisis deepens as Canfor announces 2 week provincewide shutdown

Canfor is curtailing operations at all 10 of its sawmills currently operating in B.C. over Christmas and New Years. (CBC)

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B.C.'s struggling forestry sector was dealt another harsh blow with the announcement that Canfor Corporation was shutting down all 10 sawmills currently operating in the province over Christmas and New Year, affecting 2,100 workers.

The curtailments start Dec. 23 and run through Jan. 6. The only exception is the WynnWood operation near Creston which will be shuttered for five days.

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Source: CBC News

 

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