Canfor shuts down operations in Chetwynd and Houston, B.C., affecting 490 jobs

(Andrew Kurjata/CBC)

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Canfor has announced the permanent closure of its Chetwynd, B.C. operations, as well as a temporary closure of its Houston sawmill, creating further challenges for forestry industry workers.

The company said shutting its Chetwynd sawmill and pellet plant is part of what it calls a restructuring of operations in the province, while the temporary closure of its sawmill in Houston, meanwhile, is part of a restructuring focused on manufacturing.


Source: CBC News


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