Prince George braces for summer shutdown at Canfor pulp mills

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Businesses across the Interior city of Prince George are bracing for spillover effects from the temporary closure of two key employers as the woes of B.C.’s forestry sector deepen.

A weeks’ worth of production cuts at Canfor’s sawmills in the region, due to shrinking timber supplies and poor markets, have robbed the pulp facilities of the residual wood chips that are their raw material.

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Source: Vancouver Sun

 

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