United Way sends letter to government regarding financial help for forestry sector

Industry News

KAMLOOPS, B.C. – On behalf of B.C. United Ways, Danalee Baker, Executive Director of the United Way, Thompson/Nicola/Cariboo wrote a letter to Premier John Horgan to provide a financial safety net to help unemployed forestry sector workers.

The United Way is encouraging the government and the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development to provide $200,000 investment into 15 communities totalling $3,000,000, where a sawmill has been either reduced in its capacity with plans for shutdown or shut down permanently to be funding as additional social and community supports.


Source: Energetic City


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