Fear of looming economic blow remains 1 year after Northern Pulp closure

The Northern Pulp mill in Abercrombie Point, N.S., closed last January. (Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press)

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A boom in lumber sales and pandemic relief funding has softened the blow of Northern Pulp's closure nearly one year ago, but the head of Forest Nova Scotia says the reprieve won't last.

"There is the fear of that false floor falling out from underneath us and us feeling the true impact to the sector," Jeff Bishop told CBC's Mainstreet on Wednesday. His group advocates on behalf of the forestry industry.


Source: CBC News


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