Hundreds lose jobs as northern B.C. mill closures come into effect

Canfor is eliminating the pulp line at the Prince George Pulp and Paper Mill, resulting in the loss of about 200 jobs. (Clayton Nyberg)

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Hundreds of people will soon be off the job in northern B.C. as Canfor shutters operations at mills in Prince George, Chetwynd and Houston.

On Thursday, dozens of past and present employees of Prince George Pulp and Paper gathered outside the plant to take a group photo as they marked their final shifts on the job.


Source: CBC News


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