With the official deadline for operations now long passed, Sun Wave Forest Products has been put on notice that the City of Prince Rupert is coming to look for their money.
City Council passed a motion at a closed meeting last week terminating a partnership agreement with Sun Wave, as the Forest Products company was no longer in compliance with the agreement.
The city manager has been directed to collect outstanding taxes, fees and charges owed to the city and to take any actions necessary to including legal proceedings to accomplish the task.
The company had been granted a five year break on taxes, with the city granting them tax free status for the first five years of production, providing they commenced operations of the Watson Island Pulp Mill by January 1 of 2008.
With the calendar now heading towards the final week of January and no pulp on the horizon from the Island, the time to send in the tax collectors has come…
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