Workers rally in Mackenzie, B.C., to draw attention to continuing lumber crisis

About two dozen mills across B.C.’s interior have declared closures or production cuts this year because of volatile lumber markets. - Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press

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An energetic rally by workers in Mackenzie in north-central British Columbia has highlighted the desperate situation facing many forestry-dependent communities across the province.

Three wood products operations in Mackenzie closed indefinitely or cut hours this summer, blaming high log costs and adverse market conditions.

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Source: The Globe and Mail

 

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