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B.C. pulp and paper mill faces 30-day closure due to lack of wood

Paper Excellence Canada says it will curtail production for 30 days at its Crofton operation

The Canadian Press

Hundreds of forest industry workers will be affected as a pulp and paper mill on Vancouver Island shuts down for one month because it says it can't get enough wood.

Paper Excellence Canada of Richmond says it will curtail pulp and paper production for 30 days at its Crofton operation, south of Nanaimo.

Stew Gibson, vice-president of operations, says the decision will affect about 450 members of two unions, Unifor and the Pulp Paper and Woodworkers of Canada.

He says developments in both the coa…

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B.C. pulp and paper mill faces 30-day closure due to lack of wood

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